Finally after some more tests to make sure I don’t have any hidden infections in my lung that would complicate steroid treatments, I began a three day 1000mg/day infusion of anti-inflammatory steroids on Thursday. Those will finish Saturday morning, and after that I’ll be taking some oral steroids for the next 6 days in order […]

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I was discharged from UWMC at around 2:00pm Sunday. And now I’m at my apartment in Seattle with my family, who are staying until Monday or maybe Tuesday. I’m still pretty sore, but I feel much better than I have the past few days. Later today we’ll be scheduling follow up appointments with the doctors […]

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The ER/Medical Story

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 20:39:00 -0800 From: Nikky Southerland <> To: Nikky Southerland <> Subject: My ER Fun My Dearest Friends, Now that my arms are able to somewhat type without yelling too loudly regarding the numerous (failed) IV line wounds, I felt it was a good time to let you know about a […]

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