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February 22, 2017

A few months went by and I actually broke one of the Humira pens by accident. The medication was still in the pen so I decided to take it apart and use a regular syringe to administer. When I took the casing off a spring left the pen, flew across the room, hit the wall...

February 21, 2017

Inspiration to get up and change the perception of Rheumatoid Arthritis

January 31, 2017

Brigid's Energy departed from this earth June 2009. Energy was a lifelong resident of Brigid's body starting June 1975. Brigid's Energy impacted many lives fueling several of Brigid's team sports. Energy made playing basketball, softball, soccer, Irish step dancing, an...

November 30, 2016

You know those days. You want your body to do one thing but it's not agreeing. It's only 7a.m. and you've dropped your coffee mug and shattered it into a zillion pieces. The broom handle is way to thin in diameter for you to grip without stabbing pain down your fingers...

October 10, 2016

I am going to explain brand named drugs versus generic.  We know those people, as you might be one of them, that say brand and generics do not work the same.  Then you have those people that say that they are all the same quit your whining. Well you are both right. How...

October 5, 2016

I'm going to start this off by saying I know people have it worse than me, no doubt. I am reminded every day. If I turn on the news I see crime and murders and I thank God, I live in a nice place where my child can go outside and play. When I go to the cancer center fo...

September 15, 2016

I can't believe all the fun things I did this summer. I'm sad it has come to an end. This post is kind of an extension of my prior post "Bling Me Baby". I want to squash the stigma of using help to get where you want to go in life. 

The most relaxed and at peace I felt...

August 22, 2016

A few summers ago I spent a lot of time at home. Mostly wishing I had the energy to go out and live my once active life. The exhaustion was an inconvenience because it put a big limit on what I could do. Even if I was just a little tired I couldn't go anywhere because...

August 21, 2016

I went to massage therapy school and soon after graduating I opened my own office. Day by day it was getting harder and harder to maneuver bodies around on the table. I was exhausted after just giving 1 massage. I decided to shut down my office and work at CVS as a pha...

August 9, 2016

"You don't look sick". I get that a lot. I know the person giving the compliment means well. Which is why I really don't complain about it. It's just something I want to put out there because this blog is about raising awareness.

This disease is inside our body like eve...

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