Tamara Haag

Tamara Haag
Diagnosed with RA in 2000 at the age of 22, Tamara has been balancing the demands of family, work, and school with disease management for over a decade. When she can carve out the time, she enjoys reading, yoga, amateur photography and writing. Read more.

Bad Genes

Bad Genes

Last year, my then-four-year-old son had a terrible cold/flu season that extended through May. In the course of six
This Is 40

This Is 40

I recently hit the big 4-0. While many people are living more vibrant elder years than was once common, thanks

The Last Days

With a title like “The Last Days” one might wonder if I’m referring to something as monumental as the last
The RA Flinch

The RA Flinch

I’ve compared having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to feeling like a human eggshell. This painful disease leaves one feeling

Sick Again

The people closest to me will often ask, “How’s your arthritis doing?” If I had osteoarthritis, the most common