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Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 22


Steroids are my BFFs, but at the same time, they are the enemy.  When I had Cushing's, steroids, whether produced from your body or taken in pill form, were the absolute worst.  Now, my life depends on them.

It's a hard switch to flip, and years later, still finding myself battling the need to hate them.  

I hate taking medication daily. I hate bringing pill bottles, needles, and vials filled with steroids everywhere I go.  I often have pity parties, or bribe myself with a treat in order to get those medications down every day.  

It seems like, instead of getting easier and more routine over time, it has been getting more and more difficult. 

I am always terrified of taking too much and gaining weight.  I am not as scared of taking too little and ending up very sick.  It seems so backwards, but I think that is the leftover mindset from Cushing's.  

Do you take medicine every day? How do you stay positive about it?  

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