Milestones

RA Guy Adventures of RA Guy 5 Comments

Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy, during his more difficult periods of living with rheumatoid arthritis, is often surprised by the comments and messages her receives from people who thank him for the optimistic attitude of living with RA that he shares here on this blog. Sometimes, when my challenges are big, I do not always recognize that sense of positive thinking and …

Sunday Break

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Because there is no such thing as taking too many breaks! ***** At eleven years old, Lily is the oldest of our three dogs (and is definitely the top dog). She is a Cairn Terrier, and will always be my first dog. I got Lily when I was in my last year of graduate school. I will never forget running …

Actress Camryn Manheim & RA

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Winning a Battle Against Pain Teaching sign language in her son Milo’s preschool class last year, Camryn Manheim felt a sharp pain in her left hand as she tried to form a word to a favorite tune. “We were singing ‘Old Mac-Donald had a farm/ E-I-E-I—ouch!’ ” she recalls. Manheim, who played attorney Ellenor Frutt in The Practice from 1997 …

Can I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus?

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Is there an association between rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus)? Can someone have both diseases or must he or she be diagnosed with only one? What are the challenges in addressing these questions and more? Read More: http://www.healthcentral.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/c/72218/87314/lupus. Read More: http://brassandivory.blogspot.com/2009/10/ra-and-lupus.html.