I'm newly diagnosed. The RD I have is very aggressive apparently. It started in July r with a locked thumb and since then nearly every joint is effected. Now like most other people I thought RD was about painful and swollen joints that looked like my grans who also had it and that it was the same as osteo arthritis.
I wasn't prepared for the severe fatigue. I can feel relatively fine for a few days and then such as this monring. I woke up feeling a bit tired. I did my usual thing of walking the dogs, taking one for day care, grabbing a quick coffee then coming home. I realised I felt a bit light headed and just weak. I nipped back out to the shop but suddenly felt overwhelmingly tired. Came back feeling very weak and exhausted. At that poin the dog decided he wanted to go on a major sniffathon. Every step was like wading through treacle, I honestly thought I was going to pass out. Eventually got home and just collapsed on the sofa.
Do other poeple find that the fatigue can be like this, hitting from nowhere and leaving you completely debilitated