Living with RA one day at a time. Get tips and best practices on how to battle RA.

By Wren - May 22, 2017
May is National Arthritis Month, raising awareness among Americans of the various diseases and conditions that we know collectively as “arthritis.” They afflict more than 50 million adults in the U.S., and... READ MORE

By Tamara Haag - May 19, 2017
Throughout our first years together, my husband would, from time to time, accuse me of being a thief. “You’re stealing all the pillows,” he would grouch. I would remind him that you... READ MORE

By Editorial Team - May 16, 2017
The month of May is recognized as National Arthritis Awareness Month by the Arthritis Foundation, and through this initiative the Foundation seeks to share information and increase awareness about Arthritis in the... READ MORE

By Carla Kienast - May 16, 2017
I’ve had three joint replacements – hip, shoulder, and knee (in order of replacement) so I’m somewhat of a poster child for the procedures. However, until I read a recent article in... READ MORE

By Wren - May 11, 2017
I turned off the dryer and reached in, burying my hands in the deep-heated load of towels that had just finished the dry cycle. Oh, that felt so good! For a long... READ MORE

By Editorial Team - May 10, 2017
Flares are an unpredictable RA symptom. Flares differ from person to person, and each one of us has a different way of dealing with the flares. We’ve collected some of our share-worthy... READ MORE

By Nan Hart - May 5, 2017
Have you ever noticed that you refer to your own Rheumatoid Arthritis disease as “my RA”?  It did not start out that way, but I think this sheds some interesting light on... READ MORE

By Lisa Emrich - May 5, 2017
Living with a chronic illness often dramatically changes the way you manage routine activities and responsibilities. You might need assistance to keep up with home chores or may need accommodations to extend... READ MORE

By Tamara Haag - May 4, 2017
It’s easy to feel lazy when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Having this degenerative disease without a cure often involves high levels of pain. There are many days when I simply hurt... READ MORE

By Nan Hart - May 3, 2017
It seems each year, around my birthday, I tend to reflect on purpose; more so now as I approach my last 18 months of full time work.  That said, I enjoy this... READ MORE

By Kelly Mack - May 2, 2017
Ever since I can remember, I recall having shoe problems. It’s always been hard finding the right shoes for my feet with rheumatoid arthritis. Different kinds of shoes for all walks of... READ MORE

By Rob - May 1, 2017
Our riding adventures began last spring when we wheeled Lisa’s new bicycle out of the local REI store and into our car. Before that moment, Lisa had tested several bikes, trying to... READ MORE

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