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  • julie47julie47 Posts: 6,142
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi brenda

    I have just read your post and I am so pleased that things are now starting to slowly improve.
    I am glad the steroid injection is now starting to do its job and I wish you luck with the mtx jabs.

    I am pleased too that you managed to get out yrsterday for a carvery and visit a farm in this lovely sunshine.

    As you say upwards ond onwards for you....take care.....got my fingers crossed for yoou
    Juliepf x
  • Poppyg1rlPoppyg1rl Posts: 1,245
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Brenda,
    Apologies for late reply to this, things are a bit manic at home and imonly just catching up on the forum :oops: So glad things are on the up and the flare is settling down. It's like being on a rollercoaster having 'Arfur' isn't it? good and bad times, sometimes that's hard for family to understand, in many ways if we were permanently 'grotty' it would be easier for them to accept. Your nearly through the flare, when you have time why don't you have a one to one with your daughter and explain the process? Why not (if you're comfortable with it) show her the forum and this thread? She may understand a little better exactly what arthritis sufferers go through.
    Sending buckets of healing hugs your way ((())) xxx
    'grá agus solas'
    'Love and Light' translated from Irish. X
  • mp1952mp1952 Posts: 425
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hello Brenda

    Oh, your post really took me back to what I was like 3 years ago when I first developed RA. I, too, am very scared of ever getting that bad again. I hope the steroid injection helps to dampen down the inflammation.

    The important thing to remember is that it WILL pass over.

    Marion x
  • skezierskezier Posts: 12,150
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi Brenda,

    Flower like Marion said this will pass and hopefully the steroids with do their job and it will back off a bit for you. leaving another ((((( ))))) and a hope. Love Cris xx
  • psyartpsyart Posts: 600
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi brenda ~ so sorry for being late in posting ~ hope you are feeling a lot better ~ have read through your post and you seem to be getting over the flare.

    life is so cruel some times with the way it hits you # sometimes really hard. last week i had 3 days of fatigue ~ something i have never had before and it was a shock.

    big hugs to you and support if needed.

    louise xx
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