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Gardening & Stitching

Greetings dear readers, on this lovely summer day! Since I’ve been posting on many heavy topics lately, this post will be a lighter one. My tiny garden is coming into it’s peak…a few more weeks and the late summer flowers will start blooming. 353 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

My Mellow Sunday: Let's Talk About Pain

It’s Sunday and it seems the emotional storm that’s been brewing in my head has blown itself out during the last 24 hours. I’m actually mellow this morning. 997 more words

RA Game Changer : Immunity

With all the wonderful charm that RA brings to your life, it also brings a shit immune system. I’ve been dealing with this a little bit recently, but I have a MAJOR fear of cold and flu season. 735 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cytokines, exciting things!

The lovely Lene Anderson (author of the amazing book Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis), shared a link today to an article from The Rheumatologist, entitled “ 415 more words


Meds, oops

So this is what it looks like when you run out of 5 mg tablets of prednisone. Luckily I still had enough 1mg pills, but this is not really my preferred way of doing things. 32 more words


Friday: Attack of the giant ankle(s)

Here is a photo of last Friday’s very swollen ankles–especially the right one. Ouch. I have to say, the heat and humidity of summer in NYC is quickly becoming my enemy. 164 more words