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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome strikes again

I had an MRI recently on my hips. There was a choice of either the knees or the hips, as I’d complained about pain in both areas to my rheumatologist. 233 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Multiple Diagnoses

“I can’t take it anymore.” What’s your ‘it?’ Mine was more bad news from a doctor. I didn’t think life could get more stressful. But I was wrong. 1,434 more words

Parent Concerns

What If You Could Not Fail?

I happened to see this question posted to a website this morning. “What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?”

I’ve always been a fan of a good “What If” question. 341 more words

Complicated also titled "What the hell is wrong with me?"

I’ve had to remind myself of this lately. I am complex and complicated. As I slip into depression I tend to polarize everything and make myself, past, present and future into some sort of life-wrecking monster instead of a complex being with problems and flaws.  224 more words


The Follow-up Appointment

I have hesitated writing this post for several weeks.  Yes, I went back.  I really did.  I returned for my follow-up appointment with the rheumatologist.  Nervous.   372 more words



I’m not sure what week/day I’m on except that I went down to 7 mg at the start of this week. HOORAY! 61 more words


After the movie …...

Recently I posted about seeing the new movie called “Words and Pictures”.  One very special part of this movie is the lead female character has rheumatoid arthritis.   134 more words