The joint pain is the pits, but once the meds get built up in your body it eases up enough to be able to do things again. You still have to be careful to not trigger flare ups and take care of yourself.
I got very low when I was first diagnosed but I'm dealing better with it and trying to remain upbeat. I do see a psychologist who gives me coping skills to handle the mood swings and stresses. As we have all learned stress is bad for us. It can trigger flares for us.
Lupus, RA, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma, Asthma, Hypothyriodism, Sleep Apnea, Depression, Allergies, diabetes, and benign familia tremors
When life throws you lemons....
Pick them up and throw them right back at them! :))