Last reply 2 months ago
Twilight Zone…

Life has been pretty good recently. Coaching my Senior SloPitch players. Drove to Invermere last week to stay at a friends place for three days. I love looking at snow covered mountains while sitting on the balcony enjoying a beer.

The Twilight Zone part is that I have to quit drinking & smoking because I will get Ocrevus next month. How do I kick two 45 year habits into the gutter???

This will be fun!

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highlander
2 months ago

@edmontonalberta
The beer part is fairly easy…. You just don’t, that’s coming from me an alcoholic, I just drummed into my head that I’d be dead if I did have a drink. Works for me.
The smoking part is the hardest, not quite managed that one yet.
Wish you luck on your endeavour.
You’ll manage I’m sure you will.


mlgilber1
2 months ago

I’m on Ocrevus and I smoke, I know I should quit. I also know plenty of people on it that drink. Some people go for a drink after the infusion. Is this a personal decision or did they tell you you had to?


edmontonalberta
2 months ago

@mlgilber1

Every time I meet a physician; they ask how much I drink & smoke. When I answer honestly, they get “the look” on their face wondering why I haven’t died 30 years ago… LOL

My neurologist refused to recommend Ocrevus until I stopped smoking; since it costs so much. So now I started lying to him… 😉


mlgilber1
2 months ago

@edmontonalberta I hate “the look!”


rmdaniels
2 months ago

@edmomtonalberta
I’m a smoker also, but I can’t seem to shake the habit. I thought I would quit for good but so far I’m not successful at it.

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