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I am a new member, I am 28 and have had RA since my late teens. I changed jobs and moved to a new area in March - about two weeks before lockdown started, which has made it very difficult to make new friends, or even get to know my new colleagues. I moved with my boyfriend so I am not alone, but it has been quite tough just being the two of us for the last 100 days (who's counting?!). We live in Wales and so cannot yet visit family or friends.
My RA has been really bad for the last few months, particularly in my hands and wrists, and so the combination of loneliness and pain has started to get me down. I finally got to see my new rheumatologist last week who is going to prescribe a new treatment, which I really hope helps. I am worried though as my current meds make no difference to my pain.
I just wanted to say hi to you all, and I look forward to exploring more of this forum ☺️