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Since Twitter limits my complaining to a few characters, I’m turning to my blog to vent tonight. I apologize. I don’t think this post is going to offer you much, but my hope is to type it all out and feel a teeny tiny bit better. 296 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is it worth it?

As I near the end of my day long methotrexate hangover, I can’t stop asking myself is it worth it?

When I was first diagnosed with RA, January 2012, I felt horrible. 421 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis


I’m a note taker. I write everything down. I like to figure things out and be able reference my notes later on. I love crossing off a to-do list. 236 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Out of Sorts, Out of Spoons

I don’t know where to start this evening, I just feel a need to write. A lovely old fashioned expression comes to mind, “I’m feeling out of sorts”.  479 more words


The Tramadol Question

Hurt Blogger asked a question of her Facebook readers today regarding helping doctors to improve their understanding of patients experiencing chronic pain and why patients take opioid relief for chronic pain.  442 more words


The Loss of Me

The weather is matching my mood this morning. It’s dark and raining heavily and the wind is howling. Much like inside my head today.

I occasionally get melancholic, it doesn’t last for long but it was here to greet me when I woke up this morning and it will probably stick around for the day. 299 more words


The Need For Empathy

I was going to write today about decisions, and how RA affects them, but my mind is stuck on an ‘incident’ from this weekend, so this decision has been made for me by RA! 558 more words