Hello from Emily
Hello guys, I'm still overwhelmed, currently in the process of getting an official diagnosis so bear with me if I'm a little chaotic.
A bit about me, I'm 22 and still at university pursuing BSc in Psychology but hoping to enrol for a PhD in Clinical Psych in a few years if everything goes well.
I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis last year and got it under control only recently. I've been experiencing elbow stiffness and pain in my both arms and my liver consultant said it's likely to be RA as autoimmune conditions tend to grace us with their presence in pairs or groups - something I never realised until now. I got an x-ray done which didn't show any changes and now I'm waiting for the MRI scan and a blood test. Everything is so overwhelming at the moment I can barely hold my tears. Will I be able to function normally? Will I be able to be independent?
I am glad to be able to join this community. Please - if you could share some positive experiences, do let me know. I am feeling very blue, scared and lost.
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