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Backwards Steps...

4 months of forward strides, progress, elation, hope.

Last week I hit a deer with my car.  Sounds like just one of life’s bothers but oddly, it’s more when you have RA.  216 more words

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The Windows to the Body

William Shakespeare once said “the eyes are the windows to the soul”. I think about that saying as I head out for my annual eye appointment to screen for antimalarial toxicity. 570 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones


   It was January 15th.  Two days before my 57th birthday.  I had chatted a  couple times with my new friend, Susie, who I had met through a Facebook page about… 110 more words

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Top News: #Biologics

Here are the top read news for #biologics:

Not All Biologics Equally Safe for Patients With Psoriasis:

A report of results from the Psoriasis Longitudinal Assessment and Registry (PSOLAR) suggests that treatment with adalimumab and infliximab are associated with a higher risk for serious infections than nonmethotrexate and nonbiologic therapies. 135 more words

Infusion Nursing

... the paper

The paper was a invitation to a ‘lunch and learn’ sponsored by a drug company and hosted by my doctor.

The drug company and my doctor’s presentation aren’t important, it was the other people in attendance that affected my life! 392 more words


Why I am still here

I need for you to understand exactly how deep were the depths I had descended into…

I could no longer visualize a future worth living.  I could see nothing but pain, fatigue, heartache and despair.  339 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

IQ-1S has potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting the destruction of cartilage and bone

Montana State University says that a new study outlines a chemical compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects an estimated 1.3 million people in the world. 147 more words