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Minimalist Shoes.....Rad or Fad?

About a year ago, I switched from traditional, structured running shoes to the minimalist style. This decision might seem to be a strange one, so let me explain. 369 more words

My Bi-Weekly Stabbing

How I came to be the person who takes injections to “cure” herself was not an overnight decision.  For years I was against prescription drugs, injections in particular.   615 more words


A Bitter and Expensive Pill to Swallow

I am not one to take medication unless it is absolutely necessary or unavoidable. Actually I am very lucky insomuch as it is rare that I am ill, but when I am, 511 more words

Ordinary Disruptions: a #WholeMama contribution

I’ve been following Esther Emery and Abby Norman for a while now and for weeks I’ve wanted to join in their Whole Mama conversations. This week, the topic is “ordinary” and for the life of me I cannot identify with that prompt. 1,326 more words

99...ONE MORE!

My new RA Facebook page, “Inflamed: Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis,” has 99 “likes” now, which is exciting. But come on, people! JUST ONE MORE TO REACH 100!

ONE more…anybody? :)


Rheumatoid Arthritis and Biophysics

July has been designated Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month by the Arthritis Foundation. NIAMS estimates that about 294,000 American children under age 18 have arthritis or other rheumatic conditions.  852 more words

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