Using Rituxan to Treat RA

  • Hello All,


    It's been awhile since I've posted a Gratitude Friday.  And today seemed a good day to do so.  Yesterday I spent 10 hours at the hospital infusion center getting a dose of Rituxan (for my RA).  Not all 10 hours were spent getting the medication but it turned into a long day anyways.  I was even priviledged with two hospital meals.


    Lisa getting an Infusion


    I came away from the day more thankful than ever of the infusion nurse at my neurologist's office.  Of the five times she has started an IV on me, she has only stuck me only five times!!  Yesterday, it took multiple nurses and six sticks to get an IV started. Yikes.

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    Another thing I am thankful for is that our Amy will be leading the first ever Chat Session hosted at MS Central.  Please tune in on Tuesday at 7-9PM EDT. 

    Click here to arrange a reminder, or on Tuesday to go directly to the Chat.


    What are you thankful for today?


    Lisa Emrich is author of the blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers.

Published On: May 21, 2010