Sorry, I also forgot to add. I also had a right shoulder replaced in early 2013 and my left shoulder is also not functioning too well.
Also, being an Asian, cutting starch and carb is specially hard, because mostly all of our food group are consist of some kind of starch and carb. so frustrating.
40 with AS, total Spine fusion, Both Hips replaced at age 24-25 years old and a Right shoulder replaced in Jan. 2013. Also with multiple Health issues, Anxiety and Panic Disorder, High Blood Pressure, and very sensitive to Medications.