Taking Arthritis To School

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“This short book is about 32 pages and describes arthritis so children can understand it.  It can be read to classmates to help them understand what their fellow student is going through.  Classmates will also learn that their fellow student is just like them despite having juvenile arthritis.” Read More: http://www.arthriticjoints.com/2009/08/31/going-back-to-school-with-juvenile-arthritis/.

Working & Chronic Illness

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy has written many times about the fact that he went to architecture school for his undergraduate and graduate degrees. What I have talked about less often is the hybrid career track that I have followed during the last decade, and how I balance living with rheumatoid arthritis and my work. When I was in graduate school I …

Our Joints And Weather

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If you know someone who swears they can predict the weather based on their joint pain, you might want to grab your umbrella the next time they tell you it’s going to rain. “There is definitely something to it, although it is difficult to prove, because we can’t control barometric pressure,” says Dr. Nancy Nowlin. Nowlin’s Lawrence practice includes several …

Emotional Blockage Set Free

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The last five and a half years have led me down a journey of experimentation with many different types of alternative care. Although not one has been the magic cure, they have each played an important role in my recovery and lead me to the place I need to be next. Read More: http://thelifeandadventuresofcatepoo.blogspot.com/2009/09/emotional-blockage.html. This post was very timely for …

Good Things About Having Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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A great post today from my great friend Jules at An Attitude of Gratitude! My RA has been more in focus this week because of a comparativly minor flare that I have been dealing with since last Thursday. I have been letting the whole situation get to me on an emotional level and that rather irritates me. So- in an …