Decisions, decisions…The Curmudgeon must decide.

Good luck with whatever decision. May it work for you both.


     Spent our afternoon sitting in the neurologist’s office.  It looks as though they are finally going to change The Curmudgeon from Avonex to something else.  The Avonex has prevented any further damage but his body’s reaction to it is getting worse as time goes on.

     He will give himself his injection on a Monday night.  Then for the next four days he’s in rotten shape, having trouble walking, and in general his quality of life sucks big time.  This wasn’t working for us.

     He has three choices, one of which is a pill taken twice a day.  “Tecfidera™ is an oral therapy contained in capsules taken two times per
day. Tecfidera, formerly known as BG-12, is dimethyl fumarate, a
formulation that was developed specifically for use by people with
multiple sclerosis.”  He is hoping this is what he gets.  Only problem is, the main side effect which…

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