Could I Have Lupus?

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The Could I Have Lupus? campaign is designed to heighten awareness and create a sense of urgency about lupus. With the help of women who are actually living with lupus, we are sending a message to women who are suffering from lupus symptoms — that they can find support, hope and, most of all, answers. They just have to start …

How Do You Spell Relief?

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When Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy started blogging on a daily basis, he wondered if he was going to be able to maintain this pace. Who was I kidding? My adventures with rheumatoid arthritis continue to provide me more than enough stories and issues to write about, and I have yet to encounter even the slightest bit of writer’s block. Sometimes I …

RA Guy By The Numbers

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101 Number of blog posts, including this one. (This palindromic number is so much nicer than the usual 100.) 75 Number of days I’ve been blogging (I started on April 24, 2009.) 21,000 Number of page hits. 555 Number of blog comments. (Three fives in a row…nice!) 288 Number of Facebook Fans. (Thanks everybody!) 202 Number of people I am …

Guided Imagery Gone Wrong

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After his latest bout of anger, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy decided that he would seek a little bit of relief by doing some guided imagery exercises. Guided imagery uses mental visualization and relaxation in order to improve one’s mood and general sense of well-being. It’s actually quite simple – it’s sort of like inventing a happy place in your mind, and …