Finally Frightened

I’ve dealt with psoriasis since I was 5, psoriatic arthritis since I was a teen & I am 65. Been through nearly every treatment in the book. It was almost tolerable when my joints, my tendons, my connective tissues, my skin, my eyes, my total lack of saliva, my fatigue, my lost days & all the other bull was what I had to face. But this damn disease has become bored with the small stuff. My liver enzymes continue to rise & I am in stage 3 renal failure. Every medication that I need is not good for me. No NSAIDs for pain, no PPIs for reflux, high blood pressure meds aren’t good either (but you can’t walk around with a pressure of 160/98 & a pulse of 110 for very long). My PsA is in its advanced stage so you can imagine the pain I feel daily. (Thanks, opioid crisis fanatics who think 3 Vicodin a week is BAD). Damn you PsA, you don’t play fairly. Just go away you creepy good for nothing jerk. I haven’t given in, I’m not giving up & you picked the wrong person to mess with. If you thought I was just going to lay down & let you totally take over, you picked the wrong woman. I’ll meet you at the Crossroads sucker! You would all laugh yourselves silly if you saw the woman who wrote this. I am 5’2, blonde hair, professional conservative grandmother. You’d think this was written by a bad……..Never ever let humor slip away.

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