I have been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis. I know this is the Lupus board but I really need some support regarding what is going on with me. I originally diagnosed with mono, then PA by a Rheumotogist because the pain had just gotten me over a barrel and I broke down and went. I was crippled up most days with joint pain and fatique. I started on methotrexate and it worked! The joint pain was going and almost gone. I could walk rather than hobble. I was happy. Then, boom, I developed pneumonia and was taken off the methotrexate and put on antib iotics and predisone. I am still currently on my second round of antibiotics, off the predisone and just got the ok to go back on the methodetrate on Wednesday. I have been doing better at work, almost completing full weeks. Which is an accomplishment! This last week was particularly taxing. A very stressful, busy and demanding week. I took the methodextrate on Wednesday and when I woke on Thursday morning, I could not move. Not because of the methodextrate, but because of all the stress and work of the previous days without having anything in my system to fight it. I missed work again today due to fatique. I feel like I am back to square one and I am bummed to the max. These last two days I was really needed at work. They were important days and I needed to be there. I am so depressed and wanting to know if anyone else has been where I am at today. Any advice?
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