Something Meaningful

I have been waiting and waiting and waiting to post because I felt as if I needed to have something meaningful to say. Well, I don’t. So I guess I’ll just do a brief catching-up-type post and then hope that inspiration strikes at some point!

My dissertation defense was a success, so you can now call me Doc! It still feels really strange to be done after all that work and time. I’m a bit at loose ends, trying to figure out what to do next. I’ve had a long period of rest – more than a month – and am starting to feel as if I’d like another project.

As for the RA, things have actually been pretty good. My doctor did raise my Remicade to 8 vials, and it really seems to have helped. On the whole, I’m doing very well. I also got off prednisone completely, which was a bumpy experience, and I hope I can stay off it for awhile.

Not much else to add. I’ll try to write something more profound next time!

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4 Comments

  1. Gisela Peters says:

    Congratulations on both, finishing your Ph.D. and keeping your R.A. under control.

  2. Cathy says:

    I am glad to hear your RA is doing well Doc! Even little bits of good news like this is great to hear! Congratulations.

  3. WarmSocks says:

    Congratulations! Completing your doctorate is a huge accomplishment.

    It’s good to hear that the remicade is working so well for you, too. :) Thanks for sharing your good news.

  4. It’s great to hear from you, especially since things seem to be going so well. Congratulations, Dr.!

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