Interviewing With A Chronic Illness

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A few weeks ago, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy wrote about a stressful period that he encountered in response to the possibility of upcoming in-person interview. (Good Lists Versus Bad Lists) Part of the anxiety resulted from the fact that would be one of the first times in which my disability would be a visible part of my professional self. That interview …

Getting Better

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“Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.” -Unknown Yesterday, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy removed all of the books from the shelves in his home office. (Operation Repaint Office slowly continues to move forward!) During this process, I came across a journal that I had forgotten about. I had not read the words in this …

Arthritis Kitchen

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The Arthritis Kitchen Blog I have Rheumatoid Arthritis – RA,  and have had this disease for over 30 years.  The main joints that have been affected are my knees.  Recently, my RA has moved aggressively into my feet, right elbow and shoulder. After consultation with my Rheumatologist we chose Gold Injections as the course of treatment for this latest flare. …

Rheumatoid Arthritis And The Flu

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While Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is moving into a warmer season, he knows that most of you are heading into autumn and winter. In addition to the leaves changing colors and pumpkin spice coffee being served in every coffee shop, the colder weather also brings in increased risk of getting a cold or a flu. (And let’s not even get started …

Sunday Break

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Because there is no such thing as taking too many breaks! ***** This is Oliver, our pug. At just a little over a year and a half old, he is the youngest of our three dogs. He is a character – he loves to wedge himself behind the cushions on the couch…and then fall asleep. This is our first pug, …