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Why do we who live with invisible diseases that cause excruciating pain, feel we have to live most of our lives hiding our pain? Who are we protecting ourselves or others? 105 more words

Hello 2018! a belated one

Wow 16 days into 2018 already!

2017 wasn’t too bad a year for me. How did it go for you?

I spent most of the year doing exercise on my new left shoulder joint which was replaced in October 2016… 264 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Elder Athletes

The media loves stories of older adults defying stereotypes and competing in athletic events. I found a tale of a pole vaulter that began vaulting at the age of 62, another of a woman that started long distance running at 59 and eight years later is at the top in that field for her age group, and also of a woman who came in sixth in a race for people over ninety. 888 more words

I Can't Keep New Year's Resolutions

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to lists. All lists, no matter the kind, my eye gravitates to the structure of something so concrete, so beneficiary and affirmative. 1,141 more words


Finding Joy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I started this blog I went back and forth on whether or not I wanted to share about my disease. It isn’t very joyful and definitely not something that I use to find joy in life, but it is a huge part of my daily life and therefore I decided to share about it. 1,162 more words

Helping Mum Out

with her church homework. I typed it out for her. My mum is suffering from RA.






  • extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.

I think one of my biggest struggles with RA is the fatigue that is sometimes overwhelming. 181 more words