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

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By Mariah Z. Leach - December 20, 2013
Although not technically a symptom of the disease, a lot of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have trouble with sleep. Some people have trouble falling asleep. Some people have trouble staying asleep.... READ MORE

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By Angela Lundberg - December 15, 2013
Not too long ago I wrote a post about the challenges of making decisions and sacrifices in life because of RA–Doing What You Love vs. Doing What You Can. I wrote about... READ MORE

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By Kelly Mack - December 9, 2013
November 8 marked the year anniversary of my surgery to remove my infected left artificial knee. The preparation for the surgery took so much more effort than we thought it would, but... READ MORE

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By Mariah Z. Leach - December 4, 2013
Most of the time it is not obvious from a person’s appearance that they are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). I think the invisible nature of the disease is probably one of... READ MORE

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By Angela Lundberg - December 2, 2013
Thanksgiving is officially over, but I’m still thinking about the things I’m thankful for (or not), and I admit that my RA is hovering over the line between thankful and not-thankful. Is... READ MORE

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By Leslie Rott - November 26, 2013
It sounds weird.  It sounds almost antithetical to say that you are thankful for a chronic illness. But in reality, I am thankful for RA. I wouldn’t be where I am today... READ MORE

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By Kelly Mack - November 25, 2013
One of my most favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I love the pure purpose behind it—giving thanks. There’s no confusion with religious tensions or commercial pursuits. Instead we gather with our loved ones... READ MORE

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By Leslie Rott - November 21, 2013
There’s nothing worse than navigating New York City streets during rush hour than New York City streets during rush hour in the rain.  A sea of umbrellas to navigate through is incredibly... READ MORE

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