Jan
29
2013

Lupron Progress, Month 1

In two days I go for my second injection of Lupron.  While my progress has been slower than I would like, I have made some.  For the first time since mid November I have begun to have some light pain days.  My fatigue is also gradually improving.  I’m still having some pain after I eat, though I’ve been able to resume eating normally.  I feel like I am undergoing a very slow rebirth, and at this point I kind of want to get it over with.  I’m going to cover some of the hot topics regarding GnRH agonist treatment: the dreaded clinical flare, fatigue, menopause like side effects, and what results I’ve experienced thus far.

I’m currently on day 26 of Lupron, no hormone replacement, though I am taking Lexapro to help with side effects.
The Dreaded Clinical Flare
My Endo before my injection was still causing daily pain, frequent constipation, bowel spasms, nausea, fatigue etc after being on continuous BC for over a month.  While it finally stopped the bleeding I had from my previous pill, my endo symptoms in many ways escalated.  I had my first injection 1 day after stopping  BC.  Two days after my injection I began to bleed, …

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3 thoughts on “Lupron Progress, Month 1”

  1. Great post! I’ll be starting some similar treatment soon and I’ve heard so many bad things about it, it’s great to be able to follow from the beginning of your treatment to see the results you’re getting.

  2. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for getting in touch with me. I love your blog and sincerely hope that your Lupron treatment goes smoothly and that you find relief. I’ve mentioned you on my blog. I’ll be keeping an eye on you…
    Foxy
    Foxy Waiting Room recently posted..Get back up!

  3. Thank you sooooo much for posting! I go in for my month 2 shot on the 3rd and before now I’ve never found any helpful blogs/forum threads that address flare up in the first months.

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