MY FAITH HELPS ME COPE WITH RA

AT 51 YRS OLD AND A 21 YR OLD MARRIED DGT WITH A 8 MONTH OLD GRAND DGT & YET WE STILL HAVE A 13 YR OLD SON TO RAISE,IS VERY DIFFICULT TO SAY THE LEAST! A LOT OF THE DAYS THE PAIN IS SO BAD, I WILL JUST SIT & CRY. AND THOSE DAYS & EVERY DAY I WAKE UP , I 1ST THANK MY LORD & SAVIOUR , FOR GIVING ME YET ANOTHER DAY HERE, ESPECIALLY TO RAISE OUR SON! BUT SIMPLE THINGS LIKE A HAND SHAKE OR WALKING WHEN MY FEET(TOES) R ALREADY SO DEFORMED MAKES IT SO PAINFUL JUST TO STEP A COUPLE OF FEET. @ THIS POINT, I TURN TO MY SAVIOUR & IS REMINEDED THAT HE DOES NOT GIVE U ANYTHING U CAN'T HANDLE,NO MATTER HOW GRIM IT MAY BE. I GET THRU THAT DAY & TAKE IT 1 DAY AT A TIME, BECAUSE LAST MONTH I COUNTED I HAD 4 GREAT! FANTASTIC! DAYS, & I AM MORE THAN GRATEFUL FOR THOSE 4 WHOLE DAYS1 IT'S DEPRESSING, NOT JUST THE DISEASE, BUT TO FEEL LIKE UR INDEPENDACE (LIKE OPENING )THE CAP ON THE TOOTH PASTE OR OPENING A DOOR HANDEL CAN BRING TEARS TO UR EYES. THAT ONCE AGAIN , U HAVE TO ASK OR UR HUSBAND OR SON SEE;S U HAVING A PROBLEM & THEY R RIGHT THERE FOR U. SOMETHING I TOOK FOR GRANTED 3 YRS AGO, WHEN I COULD BE ABLE TO OPEN UP THE CAP ON THE TOOTH PASTE.

I AM TRYING SO VERY HARD & NOW MY HUSBAND GIVES ME THE SHOT ONCE A WEEK , BUT ALL I HAVE DONE IN 4 DAYS IS SLEEP & TOO TIRED AFTER 3 HRS BEING AWAKE. WE ALL THAT HAVE RA CAN GET THRU IT TOGETHER & WITH PRAY. THAT'S WHAT HELPS ME EA & EVERY DAY

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