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Tonight marks my 6th Orencia injection. A little part of me expects my body to do a total 360 within minutes of the injection. I almost expect to feel the Orencia go through my body, fixing every joint, reducing all of my pain, and waking me up like a cup of coffee should. 141 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Worst Part

Rheumatoid Arthritis sucks. But lately it’s not the constant pain and swelling or the overwhelming fatigue that’s got me down. It’s that RA is keeping me from doing things for other people. 486 more words

Knitting

Simple Blessings

One of the greatest gifts you can give to a fellow human being is your kindness. In our unique, difficult journeys, we long to be held; we long to be blessed. 240 more words

Every Day Hope Messages

Control and Fear in Medicine

The more experience I have with being a patient with two chronic diseases, the more the medical profession baffles me.

Today I logged in to Facebook only to see numerous posts concerning a new publication by the American Thyroid Association titled “Guidelines for Treatment of Hypothyroidism”.   1,118 more words