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Mind the (manners) gap

Following this article on a (one person, non-controlled) study on Time Out, I thought about how the perception of what people expect of others versus what we do ourselves is really quite different. 480 more words

Soapbox

FLARE

I’m sorry I haven’t posted in such a long time. This winter in Minnesota (and other parts of the world, I know) has been brutally depressing, and I basically haven’t felt well throughout most of it. 249 more words

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Alpian Way Loot

This loot came from New York via Geneva, Switzerland so I wasn’t sure what to call it. Running a search through my brain, I couldn’t come up with any good movie connections or even mildly amusing puns related to Switzerland…which is kind of Switzerland all over. 144 more words

Expat

Constant

My body is ablaze,

Crying and screaming from the torture,

It begs for release.

Still it stays:

The constant burning.

The constant aching.

The constant pain. 32 more words

RA

Rheumatoid arthritis

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy is as effective at treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as a drug that is frequently prescribed for the joint condition, a new study has found. 315 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Autoimmunity Mystery

Tell me if these names sound familiar; Addison, Gehrig, Berger, Crohn, Ord, Wegener.

What do you think? Recognize a few of them? All of them? 851 more words

Not-So Affordable Care

The medical industry is a racket. Tomorrow will be my first appointment with a rheumatologist. I have various joint symptoms, and after seeing my regular doctor and an orthopedist, this is the next step. 308 more words

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