Facing Life After Facing Death: Day 3 of 11

Take Required Medications With Discipline. Don't Stop!

By Rev. A. Stephen Pieters (also posted on The Body)

"Therefore prepare your minds for action; discipline yourselves."  -1 Peter 1:13

Many of the current medications require strict compliance. Your survival may depend on how well you are able to follow your physician's directions. If you stop taking one or more of your medications, that may stop the effectiveness of all the antivirals and protease inhibitors. Make sure you learn all the facts about your medication from your health care provider or pharmacist.

And just because you're feeling well, doesn't mean you don't need the medications anymore! It may very well be these treatments are the reason why you are feeling so well. If you go off the medications, complications can be very seriou


About the MCC Church

Founded in 1968, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) has been at the vanguard of civil and human rights movements by addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, economics, climate change,  aging, and global human rights. MCC was the first to perform same gender marriages and has been  on the forefront of the struggle towards marriage equality in the USA and other countries worldwide.

MCC recognizes a state of need around the world in the areas of human rights and justice including but not limited to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community. As people of faith, MCC endeavors to build bridges that liberate and unite voices of sacred defiance. MCC leads from the margins and transforms.