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, …