Category: osteoporosis

Hallo again

Just a quick update. Today, I started the creep down to 7mg from 7.5mg. As it's only day 1, I probably won't have any idea for a while whether this is too quick. The next time I take 7mg will be next Sunday, and then the Saturday the week after etc. At present, I do … Continue reading Hallo again


A visit to Outpatients. Woohooo!

Well, I went to see a metabolic bone consultant. This was because I wouldn't take bisphosphonates and the rheumatologist and my GP both preferred that I did. I think they thought he'd beat some sense into me. The reason I wanted to avoid the bisphs was because they are reputed to mess up your stomach … Continue reading A visit to Outpatients. Woohooo!

Oh dear

So I've got down to mid 12mg from 15mg but the 20% drop makes a big difference. I'm waking with stiff hips and my brain has gone to complete mush with the deep exhaustion coming and going unpredictably. I've noticed I have to sit down next to my learners much more than I did as I'm … Continue reading Oh dear


Just a quick update: Two days ago I heard that my opinion that you should  try to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg a day  is official news on the BBC. Today I hear bisphosphonates  are supposed to cause micro-cracks in bones (which explains why the strange longitudinal fractures would have been happening). I … Continue reading Hah!