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Stand Back...I'm Annoyed

I could start with the autoimmune overview, but today I’m going to start with friend/family drama that’s on my mind. I actually started this post last night, but my Ambien got the better of me, and I ended somewhere in the middle. 998 more words

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Is It the Storms or an RA Flare?

Does your rheumatoid arthritis get worse when there are storms coming? We’ve been having a heatwave and both last night and tonight we had these terrible thunderstorms with crazy lightning and high winds. 1,100 more words

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Oh My Aching Back

There’s no question why my body is rebelling at the moment. I have been going in high gear for more than a week, driving my kids from one practice to another, trying to keep up with work, social activities, sports, voice lessons, doctor’s appointments, and family obligations. 985 more words

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It's a New Day

Yesterday was a difficult day. I spent a lot of time today thinking about and praying for the families of the two people in my life that passed away. 564 more words

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Glad Today Is Over

Today was horrible. Not because of my autoimmune issues, but because I had to go to two wakes this evening. While both were sad, obviously losing someone is never easy, the first one that I went to really hit me very hard. 516 more words

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It's a Rheumatoid Kind of Day

My day didn’t start out too bad. I didn’t wake up with too much pain, but gradually as my day went on, I got slower and slower. 674 more words

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Panic Attacks Suck and Other Deep Thoughts

I’m having a panic attack. It’s worse than my usual panic attacks. This one started a good 20 minutes ago, and has gotten progressively worse. I’m not exactly sure what brought it on. 797 more words

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