|My pill box|
So what pills do I take? They really are mostly vitamins. I take a C, a D, a Fish oil, and a multivitamin with iron. I manage my chronic arthritis with Glucosamine-Chondroitin, an anti-malarial (they found that it improves flexibility), and a light dose of an anti-inflammatory. The last pill I take is a Statin for my
All things considered, I guess I can't really complain about the pills that I pop, and there are days that my quality of life would be diminished without them. Speaking of complaining though, I'm old enough now to rant a little about the things I would change if I could. I'll start with child proof caps. I'd like to play the odds on this one, if the odds of a toddler wandering into the top of my medicine cabinet is greater than my need to get my pill bottles open each day is greater, fine, give me the cap that you have to push down and twist hard just to reach it's contents. If it's the other way around, how about giving the my swollen arthritic hands a break once in a while and let me at my pills. If it's not asking too much, can I get the big labels on each bottle to actually have big writing on them too? Sometimes, even with my glasses on, I struggle with what I am actually taking.
I'm probably pontificated enough on the topic of pills, so I'll finish this up now. It's getting late so I've got to start my morning routine, and on Tuesday's that includes thinking of next week's blog topic. I've got a good one picked, that I think you will like, not to tease it too much but I'm thinking of blogging about my pill box.