Becci Wendler

Face 1388 a Face 1388My name is Becci Wendler and I was diagnosed with AS and RA just last month. This diagnosis has been a long time coming as I started having pain and stiffness at just 14 years old.  I am now 29. For years my symptoms were dismissed as growing pains. When I joined the Army I was told my pain was due to all of our training. In 2006 I was misdiagnosed as having Fibromyalgia. My problems were subsequently dismissed by the military. Since my pregnancy in 2013 my symptoms have suddenly become substantially worse. I finally saw a new primary care doc who was willing to hear me out and refer me to a rheumatologist who diagnosed me with AS and RA. I started Humira injections 2 weeks ago and I am praying to finally see some relief from this miserable disease.

 

Texas, United States of America


One Response to “Becci Wendler”

  1. Dear Becci,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

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