David Collums

Face 993My name is David Collums. I live in winfield, alabama. I was diagnosed with a.s. in 2003. After two years of intense pain and stiffness the doctor finally decided to send me to a rheumatologist who figured it all out. My s.i. joint is fused my facets in my lower back are ate up and my left hip needs replaced. I am currently working at pizza hut making minimum wage with no insurance. Life is a serious struggle. I have been on indocin which works great for me but my stomach and esophagus are ate up with acid reflux/gurd. So im taking 40mg of prilosec twice a day and 150mg of zantac twice a day. Just to keep it under control. But if it wasnt for the indocin i would be so stiff id need a wheel chair!!!  But thank God and indocin that i can have some semblence of a life. But it is a catch 22 because the more i take the indocin the worse my stomach and the bleeding gets. So life is definitely a balancing act!

If anyone would like to talk or compare stories my email is: dcollums11@gmail.com.

yall have a wonderful day and i hope u have no flare ups!!

God bless!!

Alabama, United States of America

One Response to “David Collums”

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

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