Earlier this week, I had a medication-related senior moment so profound that it was the driving force behind the idea to write today's HeakthCentral post. Write what you know, right?
"In 2004, I was in one of the worst flares of my life, the pain so
intense and omnipresent it cast a shadow over everything. For the first
time in a long time, I had problems focusing. Where I once was able to
relate a conversation in detail, now I couldn't remember what someone
said half an hour ago. Where I once could have a vigorous debate lasting
an entire evening, now I couldn't follow someone's argument from point A
to point B.
Cognitive problems are the dirty little secret of RA. Many of us have
problems with short-term memory, logic and focus, but no one talks
about it. Admitting that your brain is not sharp as it used to be is
You can read the rest of the post here.