Yesterday I had my training orientation with a nurse from Shared Solutions, the people that I get my medication from (Or at least my medical supplies). I had my first injection of Copaxone last night and I have to admit, it was not nearly as bad as I thought it was going to be. I couldn’t even feel the needle! The actual medication itself did sting for a while but it wasn’t that bad, nothing worth complaining about.

Today I injected myself for the first time, you can watch the video below to see for yourself. It was easy, painless, and I already know that taking something like this for a good portion of my life if not the rest of my life is not going to be that big of a deal, not like I thought it would be.

Now I’m just going to update my exacerbation progress really quick, not too much different from yesterday. My walking might be just a tiny bit better but hardly enough to really notice. I just tried walking on the treadmill for a bit but I couldn’t even reach the five minute mark that I wanted to. My left foot started dragging too much around to a half minutes, I forced myself to finish three minutes but the only way I finished the last 30 seconds was by using my arms to support my weight on the side of the treadmill… Hardly an exercise at all, even for someone as out of shape as me… Stupid foot…

Vision still not that great especially without my glasses… Not sure if my eyes are getting better or worse… at least they are still mostly functional, we will give it more time and see how it goes… I also have still been experiencing some weird equilibrium activity, that sensation of weightlessness or spinning within my own body. On top of that, I’m still experiencing a buzzing sensation in my lower spine, legs and feet when I tilt my head down. I have an appointment with my neurologist on Monday so we will see what she thinks.

That’s pretty much it for my exacerbation update, I should have some new articles posted pretty soon along with some more videos for my Youtube channel. Thanks for reading!

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