Navigating Life with RA

  • Community Thoughts: What Do You Wish More People Knew About RA?
    In honor of national arthritis awareness month, we asked our Facebook community: “What do you wish more people knew about RA?” Over 200 people responded! Check out what they had to say – and... READ MORE
  • Jawbreaker
    Long ago, on a pretty autumn morning, I woke with a miserably aching right jaw. My first thought was that I had a toothache–a terrible thought indeed, because I’ve always been ridiculously... READ MORE
Community Thoughts: What Do You Wish More People Knew About RA?
In honor of national arthritis awareness month, we asked our Facebook community: “What do you wish more people knew about RA?” Over 200 people responded! Check out what they had to say – and... READ MORE
We recently posted an article written by one of our community experts centered around her experience with RA, and how she has never had a shortage of surprises. Even after years of... READ MORE

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Several years ago, when I drank a lot more champagne than I do now, I was given a marvelous tip for opening bottles of sparkling wine. Turning the cork to open the... READ MORE

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With RA it seems like there is always something going on: pain, swelling, even the occasional fever. So how do you sort out what’s “normal” and when you need to see a... READ MORE


This is kind of embarrassing and possibly a bit gross to talk about, but recently I’ve been having a skin issue that I suspect is RA-related. It’s also not a one-time thing... READ MORE

The conversations are predictable; brief sound bites that get repeated again and again, though the speaker frequently changes: “Are you sure you have arthritis?” “You are too young to have arthritis.” “We... READ MORE