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Day 5


Feel better today, although my sleep was restless. Gained 2 pounds. What’s up with that?

Foods eliminated to date:

Dairy, Coffee, Legumes, Seeds, Chocolate, Seed based spices, other grains (I’m keeping corn for now, since it is in season, and rice for a few more days to make the transition easier), oils (except avocado and EVOO), nuts and gums (guar, carrageenan, etc.). 85 more words

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The infusion went really well, no reaction to it. I just felt a bit sleepy from the antihistamine. My anxiety over being apart from Millie dissipated as soon as I realised that she was absolutely fine in the hands of my mother and sister. 202 more words

Sentence A Day

Day 4


Woke groggy and feeling awful. There’s a huge front stalled over the midwest, that could be getting me, DD2 had a sore throat the past two days, so I could be catching that. 125 more words

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The summer holidays have begun in earnest now. I had a couple of weeks to myself, before the schools broke up. It meant that I was able to have a proper break and a proper rest. 392 more words


My Doctor's a Jerk

I still don’t want to believe it but the third test came back positive…again.  I’ve been in denial for some time and it’s really not doing me any good.   586 more words

The Honest Post


I really try to make this blog a positive place to come for all you lovely readers. I want to educate, inspire and motivate people to start thinking about Rheumatoid Arthritis in young people, and exactly what that means, on a relatable scale. 705 more words

PTSD: Not Just for Soldiers

The longer I live with my RA, the further away, the more disconnected I become from my childhood with it – it’s like a murky dream I’m only 80% sure actually happened. 1,041 more words

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