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As Good As It Gets

Ever since I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, 3 years ago, I’ve had a burning question. A question that I’ve really wanted to ask but that I also really didn’t want to have answered: 471 more words

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Is AIP for me?

I take a lot of drugs on a daily basis. Not even the fun ones. Just joking, but seriously… they ain’t fun. Having always relied heavily on my various consultants, some of whom have very differing opinions from one another (always fills you with confidence, that), apart from a general idea of ‘staying healthy’, diet has never been top of my list when thinking about alleviating symptoms. 324 more words

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Cat Bravery

My cat Lucky hasn’t always had an easy life, but he’s never lost his openness to love. I realize now that this is a bravery I’ve lost somewhere in my autoimmune battles – being brave enough to embrace hope. 428 more words


Spring Break & Disability...It's A Bad Mix

It’s the first day of spring break…my three-year-old son has a week off from special needs preschool. Spending 10 hours a day alone with my autistic son is enough to put this disabled mama in her grave. 497 more words


T'was The Monday Before Easter...

I’ve been MIA from blog land for a few days…again.  I continue to find it more difficult to blog lately.  It seems like there’s always something else to do, or I don’t feel like writing. 390 more words


But you're so young...

I’m Mikaela. I’m 21 years old, living in London and just beginning the career that I always dreamt of. Oh, and I have rheumatoid arthritis. Yes, threw a bit of a spanner in the works, that one. 448 more words

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I know a little something about Rheumatoid Arthritis...

I was diagnosed with RA at age 22. Most likely undiagnosed childhood onset.

Enbrel has changed the course of my life. Biologics equal preservation of function. 108 more words