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    Hello everyone. I am a bit shy. I have had joint issues for about six years. Don't really like talking about myself but I'm looking forward to lurking and combing through all your great posts.
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    Chloe.

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    hi chloe, welcome.
    we are glad that you want to lurk.
    you are welcome, and hopefully you will want to add your experiences to our discussions
    When you're stressed, You eat Ice cream, Cake, Chocolate & Sweets. Why? Because stressed spelled backwards is DESSERTS.

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    Thanks steve.b,
    I am about to start methotrexate and am struggling to accept that it is time, but also very hopeful that it will help.

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    methotrexate is a very good medication for many of us.
    yes it is a form of "chemo" ....
    as it is a chemical that poisons our body.

    but it is also essential,
    as it helps our quality of life.

    without these types of medicines, lupus used to be fatal.
    even with these medicines, we have lost members every year i have been here.
    do not be mistaken .....
    lupus can kill people.
    but these types of medications help us.

    please feel free to send me a private message if you want more information.

    wishing you peace in your heart.
    we need help,
    and these medications are, at the moment, that help.
    When you're stressed, You eat Ice cream, Cake, Chocolate & Sweets. Why? Because stressed spelled backwards is DESSERTS.

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    I have talked to a collegue at work who is also on it and that has made me feel better about giving it a try. I will start as soon as I am over my cold. Thanks for your calm and reasonable advice. I had a big steroid depo last week and it has been making me feel a bit hyper and over-anxious, I think. Just need to get on an hopfully feel better soon.

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    Sorry i am so late in welcoming you! We are really glad that you are here. Make yourself at home and I look forward to getting to know you!
    Mari

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