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

By Nan Hart - April 28, 2017
Over the years, especially since the onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis, I have come to deeply appreciate slowing down over the course of each day and “pressing the pause button” whenever I can. I... READ MORE

By Wren - April 26, 2017
If you have rheumatoid disease, chances are good that someone, somewhere, has suggested that changing your diet somehow might make everything all better. It might have been your mother. Or an aunt.... READ MORE

By Kelly Mack - April 21, 2017
I anticipated loving “Finding Dory” because I thought “Finding Nemo” was wonderful. But I did not know how delighted I would actually be. Portrayal of people with chronic illnesses in the media... READ MORE

By Angela Lundberg - April 18, 2017
Once again I find myself stuck in the frustrating land of “biologic limbo,” AKA waiting to start a new biologic medication after the latest one failed. My last dose of Humira was... READ MORE

By Wren - April 17, 2017
Lidocaine is friendly. It’s a topical (used on the skin) anesthetic that relieves/prevents pain by numbing the nerves in the areas it’s applied to. As an injection, it prevents local pain during... READ MORE

By Wren - April 14, 2017
I know. That headline sounds nuts. Who needs to know what to do when she feels good? What can’t you do when you feel good? When you have rheumatoid disease, isn’t feeling... READ MORE

By Tamara Haag - April 12, 2017
As a person with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), I think a lot about my immune system. RA is an autoimmune condition, meaning that the immune system malfunctions and attacks healthy joints and tissues.... READ MORE

By Nan Hart - April 11, 2017
I think it is safe to say that dealing with the chaotic nature RA, especially the flares that are part and parcel of the disease, is arguably the most challenging aspect of... READ MORE

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