Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy Mocktail

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy find himself with the clock ticking down to Happy Hour Friday.  The NSAID side effect critters have unleashed an attack on his stomach. Scientists from the DMARD institute have advised on the reduction or elimination of alcoholic beverage consumption. And if that was not enough, the Inflammation monster is getting in some pretty strong punches. It looks …

Minimizing The Struggle: What Exactly Am I Fighting Against?

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Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.  -Lance Armstrong As some of  you may already know, my rheumatoid arthritis has been flaring out of control since December.  My health situation was …

Pushing The Limits Of Disability Radio

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While driving through San Francisco a couple of months ago, I stumbled upon Pushing Limits on KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley.  This thirty minute radio program explores the world of disability from many different perspectives, from personal interviews to news stories. On the day I first heard it, Pushing Limits had a wonderful interview with Robert DeVee, a painter residing in …

My Own Personal Kryptonite

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When Superman was exposed to one particular thing, he immediately lost all of his powers and became weak.  The thing that had such an immediate and pronounced effect on Superman was green kryptonite.  Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has his own personal kryptonite – but it’s called winter. Winter?  Why an I writing about winter when so many of my superhero friends …

Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy Saves The World!

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Okay, so maybe I didn’t save the world – yet. But I did launch this blog, and on a Friday afternoon no less. Now I can kick back and relax over the weekend. I’ll go back to saving the world on Monday. The idea to start my own blog has been simmering around in my head for a while, but …