Sunday, December 4, 2011

Starting Enbrel

So, the doctor has decided to start Alex on Enbrel shots.  It took 6 weeks to get her medicine in our hands.  I only mention this in case you are facing the same thing.  First the insurance company denied it so my doctor fought for me to get it approved.  We also applied for financial assistance through Enbrel and got approved for 100% coverage for the first 6 months and then we only pay $10.00 after that.  Once that was all arranged it took about a week to get it in our hands.
So, the next step is meeting with the nurse to have her teach me to do shots.  I'm really praying that this will put her arthritis into remission!  The doctor really seems to think it will.

Other than that we are enjoying the holidays.  The tree is up, the house is somewhat decorated and I have bought about ......3 gifts so far..yikes!  I hope all of you have a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!!