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Success At The Scale - Part 1!

This is going to be a brief entry but it had to be shared!

Last week, I shared my recent journey with Weight Watchers. The last 4 months on the program have seemed to do amazing things for my Lupus pains and symptoms. 224 more words


My Reason for Plexus. 5/24/16

I am on a journey.  A journey to feeling better.  Healthier.
I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis on December 2014. RA is a systemic disease, an autoimmune disease.

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Happy Is Not Healthy

So, occasionally, I have days where I’m okay. I mean, I’m still in considerable pain, but it’s no more than the level I’m used to, and I’m able to go to the cinema without falling asleep, or take a walk in the sunshine without hobbling the whole way. 574 more words


"But You Look Fine" - The Tale of the Invisible Illness...

If you had mentioned the term “invisible illness” to me 12 years ago, I would have looked at you like you had two heads. Maybe it was a lack of global education or maybe it was a lack of social media – these diseases just were not discussed. 492 more words


Marking Time

I often find myself thinking a lot about time. Not time in the sense of watches and clocks, but more as how it relates to me, and how it passes. 1,359 more words

The Journey

RA - Having Rheumatoid Arthritis-What's Your Biggest Struggle

Rheumatoid Arthritis, our fight for life. If you had to choose what is worse for you having Rheumatoid Arthritis, what would it be?  I know there is so much for us to choose from but what exactly frustrates you to no end that makes dealing with this disease so much harder than you thought it could be or is it everything all wrapped up in one. 885 more words


But You Don't Look Sick - Dealing Before Diagnosis

In 4 days, I’ll finally be seeing a rheumatologist. After 9 weeks of waiting, and 7 years of developing symptoms, of being fobbed off and ignored, I’m finally seeing a specialist. 832 more words