I’ve mentioned before that my wife is now taking Copaxone for her MS. The medicine itself hasn’t been an issue but the shot sites are starting to be a problem. She’s been taking it now for about 5 months so the sites are really starting to get used up over and over. They are daily injections and she rotates from each arm, each leg and each hip. But like I said, 5 months of shots means approximately 25 shots in each spot so you can see why it’s becoming a problem. Certain spots looked more bruised than others, people probably think I beat my wife.
But this post isn’t about all that, the people we get the Copaxone from sent us a couple of things I want to show off. I know, it’s been 5 months but I’m remembering them now.
This thing is way cool and my wife and I love it. We used to have to keep a sharp’s container to put all the needles in and then find a place to get rid of it when it’s full. What this does is, you stick the needle in the small hole on the side (there’s a small hole in the silver part), then you press the other 2 ends together, like nail clippers, and it cuts the needle off and stores it inside of it. Now you just put the cap back on where the needle was and just throw it away in your trash. They said it holds up to 500 needles before you need to get a new one.
I know it probably doesn’t mean much for you, but we struggled trying to find a place to get rid of the containers of needles on her other shots. Some places we called just said to throw them away, which didn’t seem right to us.
They sent us this fridge magnet. Your supposed to take out the yellow section and insert a photograph showing why you take Copaxone. I got bored one evening and drew the picture of my wife, she’s the one with the huge hair and the butt chin. It took her a few days, but she noticed it and drew the picture of me in all my handsomeness. Then my daughter saw it and wrote the Love Forever on it. We are easily entertained here.