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Hi, my name is Lroon!

Lroon Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis 2years ago and Osteoporosis 1 year ago.  Very fit up until then, finding it difficult to not be able to do things for myself and in pain a lot of the time. Fatigue and not sleeping well are the two things that affect me the most. 


  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello and welcome @Lroon thanks for joining today, and sharing a bit about yourself and your conditions. 

    Do you feel like you're getting enough support with your feelings of fatigue? Is it something you've talking to your GP about?

    You might find our Chronic Pain and Pain Management category useful for sharing your experience with other members, and in the meantime, please feel free to explore the forum at your own pace. 

    You can find all the latest conversations in our recent discussions category, all the different topics in our categories page, and you can meet and chat with other members over in our virtual coffee lounge too!

    Let us know if there's anything we can help with, and enjoy the rest of your weekend :)


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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 52,742 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2022
    Hi @Lroon welcome to the forum. Sorry to read that you are in lots of pain, have you been in contact with your gp? About effective pain relief. Also might be able to tell your gp about not sleeping well.
    It is daunting when we can't do things we used to, aids might make some of that easier, like I use a helping hand stick as bending is a no for me. 
    Join in with conversations here, coffee shop under categories is a good start. Might be people with your conditions also.
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