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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.

The RA Benefits of Yoga

In the 18 years since I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis/rheumatoid disease (RA/RD), I have tried numerous medications, over-the-counter aids,
RA Kryptonite

RA Kryptonite

There are times when I feel on top of the world: capable, effective, useful, powerful. In these moments, the future
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 months,
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
Pain and Silence

Pain and Silence

Anyone who knows me would say I talk a lot. I’m friendly, loquacious, extroverted, and open. I always received full

The Last Days

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