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Holiday advice?

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I'm off on holiday for a month next week (woop!). Unfortunately my last dose of rituximab doesn't seem to have done much (or hasn't kicked in yet, if I'm feeling optimistic...) I've been limping for the past few days because of the pain in my knees, I've got a lovely malar rash etc etc. I can't go back on aza because my wcc was knocked out by the cyclo I had with the rituximab, so my only options are steroids and painkillers at the moment.

So - any tips on avoiding getting worse while I'm away (not going isn't an option!). I've got lots of high factor suncream, more steroids than I need just in case, enough painkillers to sink a horse, a hat (but I might get one with spf - any suggestions?), and comprehensive travel insurance. Am I missing anything?

Cheers :hehe:
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I'm feeling a bit more confident about it today, I'm ridiculously overexcited to be honest :lol: I'm off to New Zealand - 24 hours on a plane will be a killer but it'll be worth it (and yep, I'm fully expecting to pickup all sorts of bugs...) I've got a copy of my prescriptions because I'll be carrying a small pharmacy in my hand luggage, hopefully I won't get stopped at customs :hehe: It's going to be a very active holiday, so probably completely unsuitable at the moment, but sod it - the thought of it has kept me going for the past few months. I'll just collapse in a heap when I get home:rotfl:

Hope you all have a very healthy few weeks :hehe:
Hi Joan,

We're going to both north and south - basically we're trying to fit in as much as we can in the time we've got... Thanks for the tips - those springs look lovely :)

Eeeek can't wait :hehe:
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