So my first appointment with my new rheumy went great!
He is one of the first doctors I’ve ever been to that read up on the medications I was currently taking and all of that other junk that takes 30 minutes to fill out before he came in the room to see me.
We talked a lot about my history with RA: all of the fun stuff like the medications I’ve failed, when I was diagnosed, what joints hurt the most, etc. But it looks like I am going to switch from Methotrexate to a new medication (I’ll have to look it up to tell you, it was a knew one for me to hear) and seeing how my body deals with that and how my RA responds will be the basis on what kind of biologic I will try next but that will be revisited in a month along with lots of blood work that I have to get done before then and x-rays I had done today.
But overall I am very happy with my first appointment and am glad I found a great new rheumatologist!