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Tell your Truth

Four months have past and my spoons are ALL used up. I’ve defeated the odds, yet I still find myself lost. Emotional blocked, but still I’m driven. 589 more words

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Advantages of RA.. Contd..

I just realized few more advantages of RA…

Energized / Active life : Due to reduced weight and all the healthy food there is lot of energy now. 279 more words

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Consistency is the key to success....

Nothing in life comes easily.. there is a price for everything. These sayings are very true. I think RA made me philosophical :).

When everything was fine we start taking things for granted, same thing happened with my control of RA with diet. 329 more words

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Feeding A Family In Crisis

When a Rheumatoid Arthritis flare occurs it is a family crisis. For those of you without RA, imagine going to bed fine and waking up unable to use your hands or wrists due to extreme pain, swelling and weakness. 547 more words

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Joints and Juvenile RA

Most people know about Rheumatoid Arthritis but there is also a Juvenile form (JRA) that affects the joints of children. It used to be known as Still’s disease, though the eponym has largely fallen away. 266 more words


Enough is Enough.

I’ve been in pain to a greater or lesser degree since I was twenty-one: stabbing knee pain, immobile, sore shoulders, stiff and painful feet, aching hips, etc. 1,077 more words

Writing As Therapy

I own a mirror & I know how to use it

When my doctor first prescribed Prednisone I thought I had found a cure. After just a couple months of severe pain, without knowing what was going on, taking steroids zapped it away like it was never there. 1,819 more words

The Journey