Health Care Reform Superheroine

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Marianne Hoynes speaks out at health care town hall meeting in Red Bank, NJ 08/25/2009 Hi RA Guy, I’m a fan. I have RA, Sjogren’s and fibro. I spoke at a health care reform town hall meeting from my wheelchair last night. I was hoping you would look at my youtube short clip. It was hard to state my POV …

Wobbling Stack Of Plates

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Yesterday was a rough day for Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy. All day long, I felt like everything was way off balance…sort of like a tall stack of plates that is beginning to wobble around. If there is anything good that came from the difficulties that …

New Blog: A Dad With RA

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Ferhaan’s Blog: A Dad With RA Welcome to my blog! My name is Ferhaan. I’m 35 years old, happily married, have a great three-year-old son and I have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). RA is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the joints. It has been described as ‘a disabling a painful inflammatory condition, which can …

Kilimanjaro Ascent For Arthritis

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It was the challenge of a lifetime: a young Sydney man with arthritis and the world’s highest free standing mountain. Matthew Leibowitz has ankylosing spondylitis – a debilitating form of arthritis but it wasn’t going to stop him leading 19 people in  an inspirational assault on Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. Among the group were Matthew’s friends – Jonathon Shapiro, Daniel Been, …

Evaluation Of Evidence

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Around this time of the year nineteen years ago, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy was packing his bags and moving to New York City. Earlier that year I had planned on following the footsteps of my older siblings by attending Texas A&M University. I had already paid my deposit to be an Aggie (Gig ’em!) , when low and behold – I …