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What Things Do You Miss Being Able To Do

What Things Do You Miss Being Able To Do

Sometimes I see somebody do the simplest of things and I just think “oh, I wish I could still do that”

At the moment we are stock taking at work. I watch how the young staff members reach the bottom shelf by plonking themselves down on the floor, sitting cross legged and start counting. Me……..well firstly I can’t get down on the floor and even if I could I certainly couldn’t cross my legs (my knees won’t bend that much) and then somebody would need to haul me up again.

Another thing I miss is… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I miss the energy I used to have. I miss being able to do up my bra myself and not having to find my daughter to do it for me.
I miss being able to bend down,, I miss going for walks, I miss being active in my garden, I miss being confident to drive long distances, I miss my full head of hair, I miss my slimmer figure. The list is endless
Nothin to do with R A,
I miss my husband,
I miss my 2nd son,
I miss my sister and my brother,
I miss my parents.
THe bottom line is...I MISS MY OLD LIFE AND SELF😪

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I miss being able to hike for miles, going fishing and camping, doing leatherwork - heck doing all of the hobbies I had before I became ill, a clean house, driving before my hands/arms/back stopped working right, going dancing, being independent...

But, most of all I miss my mind. Brain fog is absolutely horrendous when it shows up. When my brain doesn't work I can't seem to do anything.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I miss being able to close the clasps on my necklaces. Also reaching up to do my hair. I now have to wear a wig.. Blessings and hugs to all.
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posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I miss the reaching also. I miss not having to rely on others to do things for me. Just the simple things.

posted 3 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I love the song hotel California, never related it to RA, until now 🤣

posted 2 months ago
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