Lupron Side Effects: Week 1

October 14, 2017


To find out why I had to have the Lupron shot and how I felt on the day I had the shot, click here.


Here is how I feel on Day 2:


1.) I woke up with slight flu-like symptoms.  When I say slight, I mean it really isn't bad at all.  I don't know how else to describe it.  My stomach feels like the small tiny flu piercing pains, but that sounds bad.  Just feeling a little off.  I felt pretty nauseous in the evening.


2.) I had no headache this morning, but it has creeped back slowly.  It turned into a raging headache in the back of my head and neck at night. Again, no coffee, so it could be a caffeine headache. I drink coffee regularly, 2-3 cups a day.  I also drink a lot of Pepsi, gross. Anyways, I've cut them out of my diet cold turkey.  I've tried this before and my headaches were intense.  This is why I think it's a combination of both the Lupron and caffeine withdrawal. 


3.) My period is VERY light!!! 


4.) I was constipated in the morning and had diarrhea at night. 


Here is how I feel on Day 3:


1.) I woke up feeling great! 


2.) Slight dry mouth.


3.) Headache came back at night and felt a little off, but not bad. 


Here is how I feel on Day 4: 


1.) My period is barely there!


2.) I woke up feeling fine, a little achey.


3.) Slight back of the head headache throughout the day. 


4.) Slight dry mouth


5.) Went to meet my husband for lunch and felt a little nauseous.  I had to run to the bathroom twice with major diarrhea.  We had to leave early!  


6.) Had a stomach ache the rest of the day. 


Here is how I feel on Day 5:


1.) MY PERIOD IS COMPLETELY GONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It feels soooooo so so good to be free of wearing a pad!  I slept naked last night, and it was GLORIOUS!   No more running to the bathroom!  


2.) Woke up with a stomach ache.  I felt better after eating a small breakfast. 


3.) Stomach ache in the evening.


Here is how I feel on Day 6:


1.) I noticed that I don't have any armpit B.O.!  I even had hubby get in and take a sniff!  He couldn't smell anything! This is amazing!


2.) I woke up achey


3.) My lower back hurts.  I have Degenerative Disc Disease in the lower disc of my back, and it has been acting up lately. 


4.) Pretty good day!


Here is how I feel on Day 7:




2.) My lower back still hurts.


3.) I have dry mouth and have been drinking water like a fish!


4.) I had a great day! 


5.) Did I mention how amazing it feels to NOT HAVE MY PERIOD!?! It's tremendous!


I shall share how I feel in my 2nd week on Lupron soon.











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