Dog Tired

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is tired. No, I am not tired of living with rheumatoid arthritis. At the moment I have gotten as used to living with RA as I think I could – both the ups and downs and everything in between. In the past, I often used to get a feeling of being too tired, a feeling of not …

The Power Of Ten

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has been asked more than once, “What can be done to raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis?” I think that all of us have the ability to raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis, whether we live with this disease or not. In my opinion, real awareness comes from real people! So today I would like to launch Rheumatoid Arthritis …

Forty-Two Ways In Forty-Two Days

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If you are not already following Jules’ current series “Forty-Two Ways In Forty-Two Days” at An Attitude of Gratitude, you must check it out! Each entry continues to add a positive moment to my day. Forgiveness. Peace. Friends. Harry Potter. Work. Blogs. Mothers. It’s all there, and Jules is not even halfway through! Forty-two brings new goals and new challenges. …

The Etiquette Of Illness

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The Etiquette of Illness: What to Say When You Can’t Find the Words Susan P. Halpern “The Etiquette of Illness is a wise, encouraging, and essential guide to navigating the complex terrain of illness. This collection of anecdotes and insights will help those who feel awkward and unsure about responding to a friend, colleague, or relative who is suffering. The …

Biologics Battle In The News

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A bitter pill: Price of biologic drugs often too high for poor, ill seniors who need them “For people with serious diseases like cancer and arthritis, these drugs are often their last hope,” said Schumer, who plans another try when the bill hits the Senate floor. “To not price them fairly, at the behest of the brand-name drug industry, is …