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Navigating Life with RA

Does RA Affect ‘Simple Tasks’ For You?

September 2016 has been the first Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, started by the American College of Rheumatology. The goal has been to raise awareness and increase public knowledge about RA, Gout, Lupus,... READ MORE
Does RA Affect ‘Simple Tasks’ For You?

Flare-triggers

Recently Mom asked me to pull her electric toothbrush apart so she could replace the batteries. Normally she does this herself, but she broke her right wrist in late June. The task... READ MORE
Flare-triggers

Age is in the Eye of the Beholder

Those of us living with rheumatoid arthritis often feel older than our years. The creaky, stiff, and painful joints inflamed by this condition are more typically associated with elderly people than with... READ MORE

RA's Secret Symptom

Rheumatoid disease (arthritis) has a secret symptom. It’s one that’s never mentioned by doctors or in medical texts in books or on the Internet, but it ought to be. In fact, I... READ MORE
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RA: Always Another Surprise

RA: Always Another Surprise

I’ve been jousting with my old rheuma-dragon for decades, now. You’d think he couldn’t surprise me anymore. But he has, many times, and that crafty, snaggle-toothed old wyrm recently did it again.... READ MORE
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Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About RA

Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About RA

Rheumatoid arthritis is a complicated condition that the vast majority of people are either unaware of or misinformed about. While it’s impossible for anyone to truly understand what it’s like to live... READ MORE

RA Loo Maneuvers

OK, this is something we’ve really got to talk about. Yes, it’s a bit awkward; it’s the kind of thing we usually don’t discuss in polite company. But if you’ve got rheumatoid... READ MORE
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