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Hi, just wanted to say hello. I’ve just joined this site. I have fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. I live in Cornwall.

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  • AnnaAnna Posts: 196 mod
    edited 23. Feb 2021, 12:07

    Hello and welcome to you too @Diana62

    I see you have fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis - you’ve come to the right place since all the members of the online community have experience of living with arthritis and many have other conditions as well. Everyone is really friendly so do have a look round the different forums ( at the top right hand side of the page) and join in any conversations you’re interested in. Or you can post a question or discussion topic yourself - members are keen to share their experiences and I’m sure your experiences will be useful to share with others.

    I’m not sure how long you’ve had with osteoarthritis, but the Versus Arthritis website is a good place to start if you want to find out more about living with the condition. Here’s the general page on osteoarthritis which you might find interesting:

    I look forward to reading more about you. How lovely to be living in Cornwall!

    Anna ( mod) : )

  • Thank you that’s very kind. I’ve had fibromyalgia diagnosis since 2006 and osteoarthritis since 2019 I will try to navigate around this site however I’m not very techno savvy. lovely to be part of this group. 🤗

  • kathleenTkathleenT Posts: 3,139 ✭✭

    Welcome Diana, sorry you need to be here, but it's a great forum. I have had RA for 38 years, also OA, OP, and a load of other stuff. You'll make lots of helpful friends. 😀

    “I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
    Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  • JonaJona Posts: 70

    Hi Diana62

    welcome I have oa and DDD the drs also told me I had fybro in 2007, I try to deal with it all and can sometimes be overwhelming you have definitely come to the right place there is a wealth of experience here and lovely people,

    so jealous you live in Cornwall it’s lovely I believe, if you ever want to talk I would be happy to

    take care

    Jona😊

  • Mike1Mike1 Posts: 1,171 ✭✭✭✭

    Greetings, I am in Cornwall too! No need to be tech-savvy with this forum, what I do after logging in is just click on "Recent Posts" at the top of the page and it brings up everything people have been chatting about irrespective of the subject.

  • Thank you everyone for your kind comments 🤗

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