Thought I was just being a wimp

About a month before my youngest child was graduating from High School, I was experiencing body aches and pains like I’d never had before. It only had started that week and I didn’t know what I had done. I just figured I’d have to work through it as everyone has issues of their own.

I’d been under a lot of stress from my place of employment recently having a merger and the threat of our losing our jobs and my mother nearing the end of her life from her health issues.   Finally in October I decided to see a doctor as I wasn’t feeling any better and it was six months of this constant pain and struggle. It didn’t take long at all to get the diagnosis. Now I am trying to learn about RA and the Methotrexate that the Rheumatologist has prescribed. I feel isolated.

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