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I have been following my protocol for almost 5 months now and it has worked marvelously!!!  Well, that’s if I work it.

I no longer take prednisone, methotrexate. 179 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Dental Adventures in DermatomyositisLand

2 years ago I walked into my dentist’s office,  and had no idea the shitstorm   what awaited me.

After the dental assistant took the x-rays, she strut back into the patient room with an entirely different demeanor. 1,289 more words


How do these genes make me look?

The title of this post is slightly misleading, since this post is unrelated to both denim pants, and my appearance. Rather, this was my attempt to create a catchy title to attract readers after an unintentional hiatus of 6 months to be exact. 2,061 more words

Wherever You Go...

I want to apologize for not posting for so long.  As some of you know, over the last seven months not only have we been walking through our family journey, but we’ve also been building a house.  712 more words


Pushing through!

I’ve been lucky enough to have never had really bad physical side effects with most of my meds.

I started a new medicine a few weeks ago ( 415 more words

Seven Days With RA. Day Four

I used to have thick hair that would always need thinned out each time I got it cut.  Then one day, I started Methotrexate, and all that changed.  65 more words

A Year in the Life With RA.

This month marks one year with my official diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. I feel like I owe it to myself to take some time and reflect back on how far I’ve come in the last year.  444 more words