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June 1, 2018

Many times I get asked what I did to get myself into remission. Remission can come and go, which has been the case with me. I thought I'd write a post sharing just that. I actually spent the good part of a year in bed. All that rest did play a good part in my remission...

March 2, 2018

We all know those unforgettable song lyrics Bret Michaels sang to us way back when ..."its better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all". That song got me through many the break ups. All those high school crushes and exes I thought I could NEVER live...

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 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...

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...

January 21, 2017

When you're diagnosed with a chronic illness the doctors don't tell you there is a grieving process.  I'm not sure if they even know.

For me it started gradually and then one day it hit me. My life has forever changed. I started to mentally list all of the things I coul...

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