The Case Of The Torn Business Card

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Encyclopedia Brown was happy that is was once again summertime. He walked over to the garage and hung up his sign: “Brown Detective Agency. 13 Rover Avenue. Leroy Brown, President. No case too small. $50 per day plus expenses.” (Oh man, talk about inflation! I remember when he used to charge just 25¢ per day!) Encyclopedia Brown powered up his …

Despite Lupus: How To Live Well With A Chronic Illness

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Despite Lupus: How To Live Well With A Chronic Illness by Sara Gorman “Sara [Gorman] has written a gem of a book for lupus patients struggling with a new, frightening and unpredictable illness. Her advice is also applicable to all of us: lead a healthier, happier life. Discover the inner self and what is really important to you. Change is …

Some More RA Blogs

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Synovial Syntax “I am finding discovering and adapting to the limitations and plan changes imposed on me by RA as hard to bear with as the physical symptoms. I miss being more active and yet I’m often close to being overwhelmed by the challenge of raising two pre-schoolers.” This blog started earlier this month, take a look – the author’s …

The Happiness Hypothesis

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“We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us, for our wisdom is the point of view from which we come at last to regard the world.” -Marcel Proust Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy just finished reading a wonderful book. …

Superhero Appetite

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For the past couple of months, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has had a standing prescription for Prednisone. My rheumatologist told me to take this corticosteroid for three weeks (10mg x 7 days, 5mg x 7 days, 2,5mg x 7 days) should I encounter a particularly rough period with my RA. During my last visit, he asked if I had taken any …