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"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."

I generally live my life to the chime of this quote. Whether its something I eat, something I wear, something I say and most of the time when its something I do. 635 more words


Putting the Pieces Together

We don’t talk enough about the added effects of chronic health problems. We’ll talk about what medications help. We might mention their physical side effects. But how often do we talk about how these things affect our daily lives? 960 more words


How relationships will change when you are diagnosed with a chronic illness

So, I was wanting to write something about how much relationships change when you are diagnosed with a chronic illness, and all I could think about was negative things. 1,412 more words


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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The 9 words that changed my life, that I didn't realise would.

There are always memorable moments in your life, whether it’s an event, something someone does to you, or something someone said to you. At the age of 19 I am faced with having to make life-changes I never thought I would have to, because of these words:”I think you have Rheumatoid Arthritis” and “You have Fibromyalgia”. 663 more words


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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