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Handicap Accessible???? Really?


Yesterday was the first time in a very long time that I woke up and wanted to get out of the house.  I took extra pain meds, my husband loaded my wheelchair in the back of the truck, and we left for the new outlet mall which just opened a few miles from our house. 345 more words


Santa Hustle Half Marathon: lunacy

Okay, so here I am, deciding that I must be crazy.  I must be.  There is no other explanation.

What am I doing?  I’m crocheting a Santa beard in August.   316 more words

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Moving, RA, and Sneaky Blog Updates. Oh my!

Since moving to the new house with Jonathan and the kids, it’s been difficult to find time to update. Jonathan and I lie in bed together at night and he’s always stealing glances of my screen…mostly while I work in Photoshop or Lightroom. 344 more words


what website has the best RA info

Maneuvering the tangled jungle of internet information can be extremely frustrating. There is a lot of misleading information by reputable sites.  A lot of information is summarized and then vaguely  jumps to  faulty assumptions.  281 more words

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Socks: a retrospective

It’s scary how much time I end up spending thinking about some things since my RA diagnosis. I know that, along with my RA came Raynauds as a secondary condition and that is a huge contributing factor to the fact that my fingers and toes are always cold. 636 more words

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Acceptance: Day Whatever The Heck It Is

So, I apologize for not posting for a few days. I’ve been really busy with life and doctor appointments (hardehar) and internship.

My post today is about acceptance. 475 more words

Waiting for Results

This is my week of doctor’s appointments. On Monday I saw a doctor at my primary care physician’s office (she was away, so I saw a doctor I had never met). 703 more words

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