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#200058 - 03/04/11 11:25 AM Welcome to the 20-Something Club
JamesChoi Offline
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Registered: 02/09/11
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Loc: CA
Hi everyone,

As you requested we have created a section in the forum for another age group that deals with spondylitis.

In the meantime we will keep an eye on the bandwidth just in case this new section has too much traffic.

james


Edited by JamesChoi (03/04/11 11:35 AM)
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#200063 - 03/04/11 12:29 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: JamesChoi]
sequoia
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THANK you so very much...alright 20-somethings, join in - this one is for you!!!

thank you james, thank you saa, you are dreamboats!!!! and loveys!!!

s.

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#200076 - 03/04/11 02:46 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: ]
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Registered: 08/23/10
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Loc: New Hampshire
Thank you for this! I really do appreciate it!

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ANA+, HLA-B27+, started Remicade June 2008, switched to Enbrel September 2010, switched to Humira April 2011, stopped biologics September 2011. Fusion already started, 25 years old.

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#200097 - 03/04/11 04:14 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: Rachel01]
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Registered: 11/01/10
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Loc: California
Thank you so much for starting this forum! You are amazing!
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#200105 - 03/04/11 04:34 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: sunshine01]
sound_dizzy
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this is great! now i have a place where i can just flood with my 20 something problems and issues.


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#200119 - 03/04/11 07:31 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: ]
iviary Offline
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Registered: 11/29/10
Posts: 2008
Loc: North Texas
Yay! Thanks James. I love this message board and I love the SAA. Thanks for listening to and acting on our requests. smile
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Mary, 25, happily married pro photographer, momma to 2 great danes.
Dx: Psoriatic Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Psoriasis, Sjogren's, IBS, Hiatal Hernia, & possible Endometriosis.
Meds: Stelara, Methotrexate, Relafen, Omeprazole, Lyrica, Tizanidine, Voltaren Gel, Tramadol

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#200297 - 03/06/11 02:26 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: iviary]
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Registered: 08/22/10
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Loc: Brooklyn, NY
Yeah! Thank you
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Diagnosed: ankylosing spondylitis Feb '10, Crohn's Nov '09, GERD Aug '09, Scleritis May '08, Scoliosis '92
HLA-b27 negative
Surgery: Scoliosis Spinal fusion July '99
Current Meds: Humira, Asacol, Reglan, Dexilant, Tramadol, Maalox, and Xibrom (Bromfenac).
No more sulfasalazine and Iron

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#208903 - 05/24/11 01:37 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: outlier]
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Loc: Brooklyn, NY
Damn! I remember reading this 5 years ago when I was in my 20's...sigh....Getting old sucks...
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#208928 - 05/24/11 09:36 PM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: pilotmike5]
iviary Offline
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Registered: 11/29/10
Posts: 2008
Loc: North Texas
Mike, we have a few thirty-somethings that are cool enough to hang with us here too. wink My husband turns 30 next week, so obviously I can't discriminate too much. :P
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Dx: Psoriatic Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Psoriasis, Sjogren's, IBS, Hiatal Hernia, & possible Endometriosis.
Meds: Stelara, Methotrexate, Relafen, Omeprazole, Lyrica, Tizanidine, Voltaren Gel, Tramadol

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#217602 - 09/19/11 04:52 AM Re: Welcome to the 20-Something Club [Re: iviary]
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Registered: 09/19/11
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im feeling a little lost. im 22yrws old and a couple months ago at wrk my ankly swelled after a coupke days resting it the pain and swelling got worse went to hospital and after they checked it wasnt a blood clot i was sent home a coupke days later my knee started to swell to yet again went to hospital and was sent home after 5weeks of agonising pain and no answers i was getting to breaking point my other leg was starting to swell the pain and stiffness has spead to my hips lower back hands and neck after 7weeks and barely able to walk i hit breaking point i was a mess somthing was crippling me and the hospital wouldnt help me i went to my gp crying and he ran a coupke blood text and x-rays i went bak a week later to be told i was ANA possitive this didnt measn much to me but my gp refered me to a rhematologist and i was immediately put onto predisolone after my secong visit with my rhemotologist the results where all in i have spondylitis now 4 months down the track and having to come off predisolone i am having no choice but to accet my illness no more predisolone and the pain i starting i have 3yr old so cant be crippled and althogh my partner works financially i cant not wrk atm we want another baby but that means no methotrexate and my rhemotogist wants me on it what are the other options are there many other 22yr olds with the same problems no one understand what i have the pain i live with everyday or the difficult decisions i need to make i feel so alone with this who knew it would be so hard to walk or get out of bed everyday

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