I visitied my specialist last week and he asked me how Still’s affected me, focussing on issues like could I dress myself, cook etc. I am fortunate that Steroids seems to keep the major inflamatory affects of Stills reasonably under control so I am able to lead a fairly normal life, when I don’t feel too good I just don’t do certain things, or get one of my 4 girls or my wife to help out.
After I had left though I got to thininking how I have modified my life to work around Still’s and I realised what a major effect it has had, it’s just that I have adjusted in such a way that it does not seem that I have given too much up overall. In fact taken as a whole I think I am happier post Still’s, but that’s probably as much to do with my positive outlook on life as anything else. These are some of the changes:
1. I cann’t do all sorts of things I used to do:
a. No DIY
b. No climbing
c. No weight training
d. No hiking
e. No heavy …