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The one where I get on my bike. 

A few years ago I bought myself a bike. I was full of good intentions, and I did ride it, a bit, but not long after, I was diagnosed with arthritis. 522 more words

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Post methotrexate blues. 

Warning ; this post is brim full of self pity.

Today is Thursday, on Tuesday I had my 3rd methotrexate injection of the higher dose. And quite frankly I’m not sure if I can do it. 756 more words

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When I was still a normal person

A friend with whom I mostly communicate via social media recently started taking methotrexate for her psoriatic arthritis. She was scared. She worried about losing her hair. 688 more words


Success Stories: Incubator Grant leads to R01 Investigating Psoriatic Arthritis Biomarker

Past Incubator Program awardee, Christopher Ritchlin, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chief of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at URMC, has just won a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore a promising biomarker and possible drug target of psoriatic arthritis (PsA). 317 more words

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The Wii and me. 

I’ve started taking my health very seriously recently. This body of mine has housed the marvel that is my self for 41 years now and I’d really quite like to get another 41 years at least, out of it. 413 more words

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Biohacking Update: 28 months on the AIP

Matthew returned to work this week.

When he took disability leave at the end of 2013 we thought he’d never work again.

At that time, he was taking 6-8 hydromorphone painkillers a day, as well as a high dose of Methotrexate by injection weekly. 749 more words

Living with psoriatic arthritis. 

I was diagnosed with Psoriatic arthritis around three years ago after months of a gradually worsening stiffness and swelling in my feet. I’ve had psoriasis, mainly on my scalp, arms and hands, for as long as I can remember. 706 more words

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