My Dr. doctor asked me a year ago what was my secret in having come so far with my RA and fibro....4 years ago I was walking with sticks! My at the time 23 year ald daughter and I were diagnosed 1 month apart with RA. I told her that Cognative thinking, reading, and walking have been big factors, also, I take Cybalta, Neurotin, and now Humara shots. The biggest thing though...rmoving the stress from my life!!!! So...your job is causeing you great stess I'm sure, raising children is also a big stressor. you can apply for SSI and still work part time, say 4 hours a day, you will have to check. Both my daughter and I are on SS disablility, she had spent 8 years in college with only 2 credits left to get her degree....I am 52 now. Only you can make your own choices in life....do you want to contiue to feel the way you do or would you like to start moving again? Believe me, as someone who work 50 to 80 hours a week myself...its not worth it!!! Good luck with your choice.View Thread
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