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My 15 favourite links! 

I’m approaching three years into my RA journey, in fact it was around August 2014 that I started feeling ‘not quite right’, just a general unspecific feeling of malaise. 842 more words


Playing the RA treatment game.. 

Hi all, I’ve just realised it’s been over a month since I’ve posted, mostly due to the extreme fatigue caused by pneumonia. Oh the joy! Hoping the double dose of antibiotics has done the trick, though I read it can take months to recover 😮 734 more words


Guidelines for Rheumatology Referral for Inflammatory Back Pain - Horvath-Dori

Notes on what primary docs need to know about inflammatory back pain before referring to rheumatology.

From lecture by Dr Sandra Horvath-Dori, 4/5/17.

Family Medicine/Pearls

RA - My Story... 

​Talk Health, the patient voice online asked for responses to a questionnaire recently, which I duly sent in. As today is Rheumatoid Awareness Day I figured it was a good time to share my story here too. 803 more words


Beautiful Kidneys, or a Way with Words

This morning we drove to the other side of town while it was still foggy out; I had an appointment for an upper abdominal ultrasound. After many years on methotrexate, my blood work began reflecting elevated liver enzymes last summer, and my new-as-of-last-week rheumatologist wanted a closer look. 313 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Postural Hypotension

Well there’s rarely a dull day here at the moment, after lunch Tuesday with my lovely Dad I had nothing else on all week which is so welcome, my spoons were vanishing, need sleep! 225 more words


Get Well Soon Doc! 

I know I’ve mentioned in blogs before that I’m extremely fortunate to have a wonderful GP, she knows me well, is incredibly supportive and I’d be lost without her. 467 more words