Category: rheumatoid arthritis

What Your Loved One With Rheumatoid Arthritis Wants You To Know

One of the most frequent troubles Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients struggle with is being understood.  If you don’t have RA, it is a little hard to imagine what it is like.  The morning stiffness that sometimes sticks around all day.  The painful swollen joints,… Continue Reading “What Your Loved One With Rheumatoid Arthritis Wants You To Know”

HOPE

The light at the end of the tunnel.  The lifeboat that carries us to safe harbor. The answer to a prayer long whispered.    Hope is what allows us to trudge on through the darkness.  It is the very knowing that whatever is happening… Continue Reading “HOPE”

Why You Need To Be Your Own Doctor

You have to be your own doctor.  A phrase we have all likely heard at one time or another, until recently I thought it simply meant you need to pay attention to your own symptoms and what your body is doing and ask for… Continue Reading “Why You Need To Be Your Own Doctor”

Daring to Dream

Do you ever get the impression people don’t believe in your dreams?  Seems no matter what it is a person dreams, there will always be plenty of people standing by ready to burst the bubble with their reality.  Notice I said THEIR reality, because,… Continue Reading “Daring to Dream”

Are You Living with Painsomnia? Pain driven sleeplessness and you.

You toss and turn, desperate for a comfortable position and much needed rest.  The clock seems to taunt you as minutes turn to hours and still, sleep does not come.  Not for lack of exhaustion, mind you, you are certain you could sleep for… Continue Reading “Are You Living with Painsomnia? Pain driven sleeplessness and you.”

Making Plans with Rheumatoid Arthritis

One of the most challenging things about life with RA is how unpredictable and erratic it is.  With flares often coming out of nowhere and inflammation hop scotching around the body in apparently random ways, it can be hard to predict what you can… Continue Reading “Making Plans with Rheumatoid Arthritis”

Planning a Vacation from Rheumatoid Arthritis

Not really, but a girl can dream… Some days I feel so good I almost forget about the battle happening inside my body.  Today is not one of those days.  Today I woke up feeling like yesterday’s birthday pinata, cracked and beaten.  It seems… Continue Reading “Planning a Vacation from Rheumatoid Arthritis”

Five Simple Steps To A Healthy You In 2020

5 Tips for A Healthier You in 2020

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