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Zombies Have More Energy! 

I know I’ve often said fatigue is the hardest thing to explain. I know from speaking with others that Chronic Fatigue is incredibly misunderstood by those that have never felt its effects. 538 more words


#rablogweek 2 - Active vs Reactive Patients 

​Active versus reactive patients – We usually start as naïve and trusting patients, then at some point we realize we must take an active part in our own medical decisions. 553 more words


#rablogweek 1 - Starting Stories 

​Starting stories – tell us about your diagnosis, what were you thinking, feeling or when did you first know something was wrong?

I’ve very deliberately not looked back at my earliest blogs before writing this, I kind of wanted to tell my story from my viewpoint now, not be influenced by my thoughts of early 2015. 815 more words


RA & I are in a relationship II

Just over a year I posted a slightly tongue in cheek blog on this topic, and it occurred to me today when I saw this couples quiz that it would be a nice follow up as well as a very fitting tribute to our continued commitment to each other! 671 more words


Weighing the risks 

Well here I am, roughly 20 months since diagnosis with RD and more or less no further forward. Although I can now quote some really fancy medical terms! 773 more words


Boogers, Snot, and Stuff.

Blog post #7

We recommend to those currently eating or those with a weak stomach to either pop back later, or give this one a miss. 1,040 more words