Tag: rheumatoid arthritis

Learning to be Honest

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” -Thomas Jefferson   Honesty is the best policy so the saying goes. And yet, is it? Well, not always, right? I mean we all have a whole laundry list of social customs in which… Continue Reading “Learning to be Honest”

Finding a New Path

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost- The Road Not Taken When you have a chronic disease, the road to disability is an unpaved country road not… Continue Reading “Finding a New Path”

The Double Edged Sword Of Knowledge: The benefits and drawbacks of being “in the know”

“Unless we learn to know ourselves, we run the danger of destroying ourselves.” ― Ja A. Jahannes, WordSong Poets   As a lover of learning and a science nut, I have always sought and craved Information. As a chronic degenerative disease sufferer I have come to… Continue Reading “The Double Edged Sword Of Knowledge: The benefits and drawbacks of being “in the know””

Rainy Day Remedies

“Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow-The Rainy Day   It’s a rainy, drippy morning here in Maine. After the sweltering hot humid days we’ve suffered through the last few weeks, I welcome the cooler air. At the same time, my body is… Continue Reading “Rainy Day Remedies”

The Road to Diagnosis

“Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.” -Lin Yutang Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com If you have an autoimmune diagnosis, there is a pretty good… Continue Reading “The Road to Diagnosis”

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