Tired & overwhelmed
Hi all, feeling overwhelmed.
Currently tired all the time! Tired before I even get to work. Bones hurt, joints ache, I'm stiff everywhere, eyes are dry, throat is sore! I have RA and some OA, my husband has poor health and mobility so can't work.
Just wondering how to cope with life? Feeling that everything is just too much effort with little motivation to be healthy and look after the house. Being alive just feels too hard and that's not to say I don't want to be. I feel bad for thinking that knowing what some people are going through, including my own elderly grandparents. But everything feels like an effort from getting up, making a cuppa, putting on socks, brushing teeth. Making food.
When did you decide that it's time to reduce hours at work? Did it help? I worry that if I reduce my hours I'd still be lazy and have a messy house, not live a healthy lifestyle but also be skint 🤦🏻♀️
I am on methotrexate and cimzia and it's pretty well controlled on the whole but I still feel constantly tired and achy with occasional swellings and increased pain.
I was taken off hydroxychloroquine and mext reduced by 5mg to try and keep me from getting sick all the time.
Just needed to vent and wondering how people cope x
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