Monday, November 15, 2010

Apparently it was just MS fatigue

I've been back on the Estradiol for several days now with no issues. No fatigue like I felt those first few days where keeping my eyes open nearly required toothpicks.

I feel much better now -- back to my old self. That must have just been a blast of severe MS fatigue.

I have been fortunate enough to have been relapse-free for over 3 years now while in this TRANSFORMS clinical trial for FTY720 / Fingolimod / Gilenya and it's extension phase that I sometimes forget how bad my prior symptoms were. When I overdo it and symptoms like fatigue rear their ugly head, I am reminded that I do still indeed have MS.

Sometimes, but not too often because I don't like to dwell on the negative, I allow myself to wonder where I'd be disease-wise if I hadn't had the good fortune of this trial working out for me so well.

Anyhow, fear not the Estradiol. It, nor it's inert ingredients, caused the fatigue after all. Rather old age or MS must have done it.

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