My struggles with RA

Hi, I was diagnosed with what I was told was a rare type of RA, my doctor said I have Post Streptococcal Reactive RA. I'm curious to know how many others may have this. I was diagnosed when I was about 49 or 50, not sure exactly but that's one of the things I struggle with is memory issues. I also have flare ups as the weather changes, it can be very depressing and frustrating because I love thunderstorms and listening to the rain. I think what bothers me the most is the fact that before RA I was an outdoors person, I loved walking in the woods, fishing in a pond and having a picnic on the ground, playing basketball, baseball BUT that all changed seemingly almost overnight.

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