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Welcoming my baby boy!

My beautiful baby boy was born on 3/22/2017. Please head over to PregnantWithJRA to read about my third trimester and the birth of my baby! Stay tuned here for updates about parenting and being a new mom with JRA!


Article by Disease – "Higher Expression of NOD1 and NOD2 is Associated with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) Syndrome But Not Behcet’s Disease (BD)"



NOD1 and NOD2 have been found to play a significant regulatory role in autoimmune disease. To analyze the role of NOD1 and NOD2 in the pathogenesis of Vogt- Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome and Behcet’s disease (BD). 210 more words

Bentham Science Publishers

Methotrexate Revisited

The last time I had to take methotrexate via injection, I was barely 7 years old and had a phobia of needles. My specialist, Dr. Foster, didn’t have the bedside manner of a teddy bear then like he does now. 1,196 more words

It's funny when people tell me my eyes are beautiful because I'd quite happily rip them out of my skull 

Relatively few people on this planet know what Uveitis is. It only affects about 1 in every 5,000 people globally, and so the pool of people who even remotely understand it is limited to those 1/5,000 people and their sphere of family, friends, and medical professionals. 616 more words

My Story - Fighting Chronic Inflammation

I wanted to take a second to share with you the REAL story behind who I am and my initial why.

For the last 2 years I’ve been battling with both extreme inflammation in my eyes (a condition called uveitis) and severe glaucoma. 782 more words

Gut Health

Considering Naturopathy

As a new nurse with many years of cardiology office experience; I originally thought that I would become a cardiac nurse.

I am after all fascinated with all things heart related. 543 more words