A bit of a week of it.
8wks into sulphasalazine and at approx wk 7, a weeks worth of heavy stress. (boss at work being a dick, walked out of job... now jobless) Don't know about anyone else but I believe my joints absorb my stress/ anxiety in so far as I start to believe the sulphasalazine isn't doing anything for me when in fact I might be experiencing a flare up?
I'm new to diagnosis and treatment and what to expect so my question is, Am I likely to be experiencing a flare up? (given the amount of stress I've been under) rather than the Sulphasalazine suddenly doing nothing for me.
Admittedly I was still riding a steroid high on first starting these meds and life couldn't have been better. Felt like a new woman. At week 6 I began to experience some discomfort but nothing at all like the stuff pre meds. Week 7 saw a rough week at work. Week 7.5/8 and it's as if I'm not taking any meds.
C5 & 6 (neck) shoulders, wrists & fingers, sacral joint, knees, ankles. I'm thinking 'shiiiiii*, I hope this is just a flare up!' and not how it's going to be from now on.
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