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My echocardiogram was normal… NO FLUID!! Woohoo! My EKG was still abnormal, inverted T waves. As for the pain, it may be inflamed joints in my rib cage. 27 more words

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CHANGES

Changes
It’s coming up on a year since we lost my father. Hands down the hardest year of my life.

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about it all. 731 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

ACR 2015 Guidelines on Rheumatoid Arthritis Part 2: Conflicts

There’s this expectation that guidelines put perspective into the scheme of things as new evidence is obtained on the use of both novel and established agents. 1,018 more words

Doctors

Rituximab is not my friend

It’s been a few days since I had the Rituximab and subsequent allergic reaction. I’d only just gotten over the itching on Friday when it was methotrexate day. 255 more words

Health

August Favorites

This essential oil is a life saver! Working on a computer in a freezing office all day sends my RA and Raynaud’s into flare mode. The swelling and pain is unreal. 64 more words

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Maintaining Natural Hair & Autoimmune Diseases

I started my natural hair journey (last relaxer) in July 2009 and big chopped (cut off relaxed ends) in April 2010. I wanted to see what my hair would do without chemicals. 213 more words

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