Another infusion done

My immune system has been attacking my guts lately as I struggle with a Vitamin C deficiency, in addition to my Vitamin B12 deficiency. So I was really looking forward to my 13th Crohn’s chemo infusion today because it shuts down my overactive immune system. Exhaustion-wise, I feel like I was hit by a truck.…

Narrow approval

A slight fever nearly prevented me from receiving my 12th IV infusion for Crohn’s Disease today. The treatment works by suppressing my immune system, which can make it dangerous to receive if my body is already fighting an infection. I haven’t been feeling great lately, but I finished my latest antibiotics course two weeks ago,…

Successful pre-trip chemo

Today was my 10th chemo infusion for Crohn’s Disease. I started the treatment 13 months ago, and I’m finally feeling a bit more regular. I typically seem to get a good 4 weeks between my infusions, and even my GI symptom flare-ups aren’t as severe as previously. I spend much less time on the bathroom…