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Being up to it!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Yesterday I had my RA doctor appointment. What I heard and was told gave me another challenge in life. And, I truly can say that aging is not for wimps! My from my neck to my hips, my RA is being very aggressive. That explains all my pain. Now, I have to workout a new diet as well as add new exercises to my daily routine.

Here I go, moving forward. Growing stronger as a person and giving it my all to be healthier.

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    My late husband had RA which I didn't even know about until after he had a heart attack and that brought him out of remission and it started getting aggressive and deforming. Hope you can get your pain under control.
    2093 days ago
    My former neighbor's husband just learned he had RA, also aggressive. I gave him a prayer cloth (see Acts 19:11.12). Though medicine, healthy eating and exercise help, it is God who put healing in the body and who is the Great Healer. Altogether, they work to make you whole.
    2098 days ago
  • AURA18
    There is the positive spirit I know and love. Faced with difficult challenges you are willing to overcome. Takes a tremendous amount of time. Please be patient with yourself. Great sign on being tested, Thanks for sharing. Big Hugs emoticon
    2101 days ago

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    What diet were you given? Paleo, low carb, ? I follow low carb diet and sprinkle turmeric on my eggs, etc., which lowers inflammation and pain.

    I hope change in diet and exercise is successful. emoticon
    2103 days ago
    Hope that you find the right one that will work with your body!!
    2103 days ago
    Your positive attitude gives you a head start! Praying for you every day.
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  • GENRE009
    I hope you strongly look at eating foods that are anti-flammatory. You can get help from a nutritionist, doctors online, or go into Dr. Oz. I hope you are a victor! Me too. eva
    2103 days ago
    Hi Sharon-- I truly believe that you will become the "victor" through all the trials of this life. I also suffer from the pain of aging--- I cannot open jars anymore because of my hurting hands. . . Your blog message is a positive message!
    Thank you, and may God give you His comforting grace!
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    you are a strong powerful person, I think you give it your all I will Prayer for you to win the fight. God Bless sweety emoticon
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    I looked up the RA diet, and found this great website that I wanted to share with you. They've got all these yummy looking recipes!

    2104 days ago
    I'm sorry to hear about your RA bothering you so much. That's awful! It sounds like you have a good, thorough doctor, though. I hope the new diet and exercises help you.

    My grandma used to say that growing old was hard, but it was better than the alternative. She used to tell me all the things her doctor was saying about things being wrong, and I just wondered if it might be better to not know. Because a lot of stuff you couldn't do anything about. But now I think it's good to know, so you don't think it's all psychological or something. Plus, they're always coming out with new treatments. Maybe someday everything will be treatable.

    Good luck on the new diet! Tell us how it goes. emoticon emoticon
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    My R.A. is raging right now too. Every day is a challenge but we have to meet it. I hope your new plan works.
    2104 days ago
    You are an over-comer!
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    Hang in itself is about change and the older we get we just need to roll with it! I'm putting you on my prayer list to help ease your pain...that makes it difficult to move around but if you don't you just get stiffer...a nasty circle...praying for you!

    2104 days ago
    my mom use to say all the time getting older is not for wimps., sorry for the bad news. changing your diet should help. I just heard pineapple is good for pain and inflammation.
    2104 days ago
    My Mom says, "Growing old is not for sissies." emoticon
    2104 days ago
    Not very good news for you, but you are smart to forge ahead with healthy eating and exercise. Sending you positive energy from CA.
    2104 days ago
    I hope you feel better soon!! Stay positive. emoticon
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    Good to hear from you and congratulations.. Happy to hear your going forward to the line.. God gives us challenges and you are taking it.. They bumped up my Embrel to two shots a week.. MY calcium level is on the right number so we both have got good news... Thanks for blogging and stay warm it was snowing this morning and now the sun is out.. I am looking for warmer Temps .. The deep freeze has my husband working Doubles now.. In His Love and Grace Just Me emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    My dad use to say 'Marty, don't ever grow-up!' The problem is we have no choice! The funny thing is I am older now then he was when he started telling me that and he still is telling me that! You are right, growing old is not fun! It is good that you know what the issue is so that you know how change your diet and exercise to keep making you the healthiest you can be!
    2104 days ago
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