So, You Have Gout. Are You... British, By Any Chance?

you know who had gout? your mom probably

I discovered yesterday a photo from January 30th, 2018, of the first time I ever took hormones -  or rather, of four pills in my left hand: the blue estradiol, the orange spiro, and then two purple pills that it took me a moment to identify. It’s colchicine, which is used to treat gout. I have gout attacks infrequently, but was suffering from a bad one …

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