My Story

I was diagnosed with rheumatoid in my late 20’s…..28 to be precise. At the time of my diagnosis I was going thru a divorce & had 2 children under the age of 5!! When my condition was diagnosed a consultant at the time told me it could have manifested itself through stress. To this day I don’t know how true it is.

I am now 52. Both my children have flown the nest. I have had 2 joint replacements within 7yrs, my hip isn’t happy my left ankle isn’t happy but over the yrs I have learnt how to befriend my condition. That’s all you can do to get thru each day 🙂

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  • Susievaldez
    1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing your story. I have had a knee replacement 2 years ago and 10 days ago I had my ankle fused. I can’t put any pressure on it for 12 to 4 weeks. Long recovery.

  • dloscuito
    1 year ago

    I am so sorry to hear about your suffering for such a very long time. It seems as though with me,the stiffness is upon rising and sometimes I am bent over at the waist until I get to moving around.Do you find movement to aid in this stiffness? Have you found any kind of supplements that Help? Thanks, Diane from Chicago

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