Feeling really depressed today. Must be getting older. Birthdays are not the same as they used to be. Been to physio and had my shoulder very gently manipulated. The main trouble seems to be the end of the collar bone. As I see my Rheumy tomorrow I am to suggest to him a steroid injection into the end of the socket of the collar bone (if that makes sense!). And the physio wished me a happy birthday as soon as she saw me in the waiting room. That was a nice gesture. I also have to improve my posture and she has shown me how.
Been in a lot of pain again - mainly my fingers, wrists, elbows and shoulders although my last blood test shows my ESR has gone down to 19 so the increased MTX has worked. (Although it makes me feel sick for several days). Taking the Enbrel today so hope that will help as well. Middle finger of right hand is also going over to one side again and it is very painful. I keep having to move it back.
The shoulder makes lying in bed very painful and trying to lie on the left side haws triggered off that shoulder as well. Just can't win.
Came down this morning to find Berry had chewed open the seam at the end of his bedding and pulled out a lot of the stuffing. So had to sew that up yet again. Took Tilly for a little walk yesterday and she managed to slip her collar (saw my neighbour across the road with her male lab) but grabbed her by the scruff (dog not neighbour!) and managed to get her collar back on.
MinnieCat has been very loving these last few days so she is getting over the angst of a new dog in the family.
Had chocolates, a beautiful wooden dish (made from driftwood by our local artist) for my birthday from hubby. Nothing yet from my son or friends but seeing one friend this evening to go out for a meal. Postie has just been so will have a look to see if any cards in the post.
Have been down to Tesco Express and bought myself some jam doughnuts and some custard tarts as can't decide which one to have with my coffee!
Hairdresser this afternoon for an hour so think I will have a rest today.
LavendarLady x (The sun peeped through a minute ago but has gone again - story of my life, LOL).