Category Archives: Infliximab

Catching up

So it was mid-2012 when I last apologised for not updating this blog and I think 18 months between posts should be forgiven.  To be honest I got worn out by constantly feeling sore and unwell. As a quick catch … Continue reading

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Infliximab

It’s been some time since I updated this and for that apologies. I have now had two infusions of Infliximab, two weeks apart and am due my third tomorrow. First things first.  For those of you who haven’t had this … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning

So this is quite exciting. Persistence pays off it appears.  I have a second possible date for starting the almost mythical Infliximab.  Next Tuesday.  March 13. Some hurdles still to overcome.  Chest x-ray and bloods this morning and then a … Continue reading

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Back to limbo

Not that I can limbo – certainly not at the moment and looking back, I was never that flexible. But here we are mid Feb 2012, in the middle of a course of Ciprofloxacin, hoping to clear up the infection … Continue reading

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“We’re on the road to nowhere”

Funny how often Talking Heads comes to mind when you’re struggling with Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis. It can constantly feel like two steps forward, one step back – or worse the other way around. After more than year of daily … Continue reading

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“I don’t know why but I had to start it somewhere, so it started there.” Pulp

You’ll need some historical context to all this so here are some basics.  I’m 46, a separated father of four and unemployed.  I share my life with Crohn’s disease. I was diagnosed about 20 years ago.  Repeated ulceration and subsequent … Continue reading

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