Breakin’ Up Is Easy to Do

WE’RE FINALLY BREAKING UP! Me and my “best friend” of the last 6 months – Mr. Prednisone (the kick-a** steroid from hades) – are starting to part ways! I’ve begun tapering off the dosages, until I’ll be totally off in about 2 weeks. (And I’ll also be going off all the “companion” drugs designed to battle the worst effects of the steroid.) I am SO ready to get my life back. I know it’ll take a while to get out of my system (some say years), but the side effects that have SO affected my life this year should start diminishing soon.

Other than that, not a lot of change. Just waiting to meet with my doctor in September to start the process toward a kidney transplant, which won’t happen for a few years. Fortunately I have a few more years on these beat-up kidneys. I am blessed because there IS a solution for this disease. A lot of people don’t have that.

Thank you SO much for the prayers & support! Especially thanks to my saint of a wife, Stacy, who has been amazing through all my fatigue, mood swings, and long list of other issues.

“The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning.” (Lamentations 3:22-23)