Happy Fourth Of July

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has had a busy week. Bingo. Walking in the woods. Asking for help. Canes and crutches. Roller coasters. I’ll be taking today off in observance of the United States’ 233rd birthday. Here’s hoping that all the fireworks today are outside of the body, and have nothing to do with rheumatoid arthritis! I’ll be back tomorrow.

A Week In The Life Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy, Pt. 2

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Because words alone can’t describe what it’s like to go through a flare. If pop-up comments don’t work correctly in the embedded version (above), check out the full version at YouTube. If you haven’t already done so, take a look at A Week In The Life Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy, Pt. 1. Stay tuned…for the next adventure of Rheumatoid Arthritis …


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“This is just the first step towards a revolution on how we perceive the sanity and insanity of the human body and the artifacts of illness.” -Francesca Lanzavecchia, Italian Designer ProAesthetics Francesca Lanzavecchia www.francesca.nu This is the first inspirational publication that present disability artifacts in a new light. It is a bridge between user and producer aiming to open their …

Breaking The Pride Barrier

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Refusing to ask for help when you need it is refusing someone the chance to be helpful. – Ric Ocasek, musician Asking for help is a touchy subject for Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy. It’s not that I don’t know how to ask for help. Living with rheumatoid arthritis for the past few years has without a doubt shown me that there …