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4 Weeks

Edit: Wrote this on Sunday, and then fell asleep before I could post it.

I’m about halfway through the fourth week of recovery from jaw surgery – Saturday will be one month. 1,070 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis by the Numbers: Facts and Statistics

Rheumatoid Arthritis Facts and Statistics

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common forms of arthritis. It can affect anyone of any age or background. 234 more words

NewLife Outlook

Day 1 - Emotional Stability & Me

Swinging Pendulum

Mental health is such a tricky subject for me as of late. I have felt like a person swinging on the tip of a pendulum with greasy hands that is about to slip off. 993 more words

Tips and Tricks: Days Like This

Rheumatoid disease is unique to each of us. Managing symptoms from day-to-day can be challenging, but we are fortunate to access a community of shared advice, and we can adopt suggestions from others and mould them into our own strategy. 677 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

RA Blog Week- Day 1- Mental Health

      Rheumatoid Arthritis feels like a curse: unfair, unexpected, devastating, and incurably troublesome. It rises up out of nowhere and takes over your life, robbing it of any trust you held towards the body that contains you. 1,233 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

I'm good, thanks

Rehearsal went well yesterday. It was fun, actually stepping into a Dutch home for once. The Dutch are lovely people, but they’ll only invite you to their homes after a long acquaintanceship (much more a ‘I’ll meet you there’ people than a ‘let’s hang here’ people) and showing up unannounced is the height of bad manners. 1,009 more words

Finding The Hummingbird in My Bear

Mental and physical health go hand in hand. Together they equalise the scale that balances our life. Unexpected events can tip the scales pulling our welfare far beneath the fulcrum. 633 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones