Hi, I'm new and wondering if there are any other runners who are dealing with chronic pain?
I have RA and was diagnosed jan 09 in the middle of training for my first marathon. I was really into exercise and specifically running. Over the next 6 years I was constantly bounced around meds trying to find ones that would work for me. It broke my heart when I had to give up running and most exercise in general. It's been a very hard long road of pain and depression. I hate feeling so misunderstood by everyone around me, even those who are wonderfully supportive. I've been looking for a group like this for a very long time. I'm hoping to connect with some people to talk to on a regular basis and help support one another.
My disease is finally at a place where I can start to run again but now I can't seem to pull my head out of my ass! Meaning, I do good eating and running for a couple weeks then do shit for a month. I just can't get it together. Running a full marathon is still my number one goal and I'd love to find someone with a similar exercise interests.
I'm Canadian, 33 years old, have a weird sense of humour and I love to swear but even it out with terms of endearments 😉(that's my Cape Breton roots showing through). I don't care if your a man or a woman, young or old, if we click we click! Just to be clear im not looking for a sexual relationship of any kind...I'm assuming there might be a few Pervert Petes lurking out there, take your skeevy self and go perv somewhere else!
Do I have any takers?!?!?