Does anyone have a Blue Badge with their symptoms varying widely?
Diagnosed with seronegative inflammatory arthritis early this year.
I wanted to check if anyone is like me, where sometimes I am perfectly fine (or close to fine), and sometimes I am unable to get myself up and down stairs or even function properly and am in immense pain. To be honest, many days I wake up 'fine', but by the end of the day, I'm in agony (I find this happens nearly every time I commute into the office or have a long journey to go through). However, I try to stay active and walk when my pain is manageable, but to the outside world, I look 'fine'. Does anyone have such varied symptoms and also qualify for a Blue Badge? I'm in two minds if to even bother trying to apply for one, as I only need it on my bad days, but many a time, it would be invaluable (for example, if I need to go to the hospital or the GP).
I'm due to start methotrexate next week (if my hospital can get themselves together and send the prescription through to the hospital pharmacy), so who knows I may improve and no longer have so many bad days, but I thought I'd ask in case there are any in the same boat as me that have either been successful in their application or have received a solid no.
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