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Carrying medications overseas

A couple of my early blog posts were about travelling with medications and the importance of checking to see if any of the medications, medical devices or complementary medicines you are taking are restricted or even legal in the country/countries you are visiting… 351 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

80 Day Obsession Day 53

Day 52 was Cardio Leg Day😬🤣

When my husband did Fix, Fix Extreme and Chisel with me last year, he was like didn’t we just do leg day? 91 more words

80 Day Obsession

Are Occipital Headaches a Symptom of RA?

Occipital headaches, also called occipital neuralgia, are a form of a headache that causes pain in the upper part of the neck and back of the head. 255 more words

NewLife Outlook

Eye of the Tiger

Rough and tumble sports have always been my go-to for exercise and fun.  You will never catch me wearing Spandex or flitting around in a tiny tennis skirt with matching panties.  325 more words

Life Coach

Bad science:  “Rheumatoid arthritis:  Scorpion venom compound may halt progression”


Author’s Conclusion

“IbTX significantly reduces disease severity in two rat models of RA.  Unlike paxilline, IbTX does not induce tremors or incontinence in rats.  Overall, IbTX inhibits KCa1.1 channels on FLS and treats rat models of RA without inducing side effects associated with non-specific KCa1.1 blockade and could become the basis for the development of a new treatment for RA.” 128 more words

Student Blog

I Couldn’t Be Happier...

It was 5 years ago, during a month like this one, that I started experiencing the characteristic symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. My feet were super sore and the joints were swollen; my hand knuckles were red and swollen, and painful; my fingers hurt so bad, it felt like they were being stabbed by a knife and the knife was being turned to the widest part. 231 more words