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July 13, 2018

Somewhere along this journey I vowed to help make life easier for the chronically ill. The line as blurred as to where it stopped being about advocating for myself and when it started to be about the those in the misunderstood world of invisible diseases. I don’t know....

February 4, 2018

I originally wrote this in 2012 and I thought I would share because I know some of you can relate.

I had such a great weekend! On Friday night my daughter went to the sitter's overnight and my husband and I went out to meet some friends. This never happens! We went to a...

January 29, 2018

All the tests the doctors do used to make my head spin. I never kept track of my blood work and how the results fluctuated month to month. I figured "why bother, the doctor will just tell me when some thing is off". I have an amazing team of doctors so this is still pr...

January 28, 2018

A hard part of RA is not being able to do the things you once did. For me I struggled before my work with the Arthritis Foundation, the group, and starting my blog. I had just quit my job at the pharmacy because I couldn't open the pill bottles and I had to walk and st...

March 20, 2017

The reaction of your spouse, family, and friends to the diagnosis of chronic illness such as arthritis can be a frustrating thing. We all have expectations in our head on how those close to us will react.  Unfortunately, there sometimes is a huge gap between what is ex...

March 5, 2017

My personal journey with depression.

February 21, 2017

Inspiration to get up and change the perception of Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 10, 2017

For many, injectable methotrexate or MTX has been a God send. With fewer side effects than the tablets it seems to be the favorable choice for patients with RA. There is however a common misconception that could kill.

Injectable MTX comes in 2 forms, with preservatives...

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...

December 13, 2016

It's that time of year. Time to head home for the holidays. If you have RA that might make you cringe just thinking about it. Well never mind, maybe you can still dread it and not have RA. Oh hey family! If you’re reading this can't wait to see you on the holidays, Yay...

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