Wellness Wednesday- Progress Being Made

Currently I am halfway through my first prescription for the medication I take for Psoriatic Arthritis. The common wisdom is that it can take up the three months to see results. I am six weeks into taking it and have seen improvement already. I realize each person’s experience differs and at times a lot.

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When I first started it, I could barely walk across a room without having back spasms. Now I am walking four to six blocks a day which would be longer but that one knee ugh.

What really caught my attention was standing during worship as we sing at church. I had not done that for a long itme.

I still have cravings the day I take it and the day after. Chocolate ice cream with bananas is one. For some reason Fritos Corn Chips is the other. That one is surprising because I hadn’t eaten those in years.

My hope is to make so much progress that I resume my international travels next summer. 🙂 But I am also realistic knowing flares can come unexpectedly.

It seems longer ago than only seven weeks ago that the Chief of the Rheumatology Department at the University Medical Center I went to in June told me, “You present us with an interesting situation.” Words no one wants to hear from a doctor. lol

Whether more progress occurs or not, the main thing to me is to do as Paul wrote in Philippians 3:

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me

Thank you for reading. God Bless.

38 thoughts on “Wellness Wednesday- Progress Being Made

  1. Progress is something wonderful to hold onto – I pray for your continued progress and for you to reach your goal of resuming international travels. All the best to you, and thank you for sharing.

  2. Great news with the ability to walk without pain! So glad you are getting great results🤗👣

    I don’t know what’s up with WordPress, every time I try to comment on your site I have to login each time with my info. It’s a pain, so that why most of the time I select “like” without commenting.

      1. Midnight and we’re just finishing for the day, yuck! I read your comment and laughed outloud! I’ll tell Paige!😂❤️

  3. We overcome by the blood of the Land and our testimonies.Keep sharing your testimony

    Revelation 12:11

    And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

  4. Glad your medicine is working and that you are walking further. I like your food cravings; ice cream, bananas, and corn chips always sound good to me. 😊

  5. Positive affirmations, Speak health to your body, don’t stop talking it. By His stripes you “WERE” healed.

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