Pens And Needles: Singing Beyond Our Bodies

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“I love to sing because it is such a physical act; but I also love to sing because the music I produce is incorporeal. It thrusts out and away from these sore, stiff bones, this heart that doesn’t know quite what to do with itself. Singing with others reminds me that we are all so much more than our bodies. …

Cooking With Arthritis

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A cook with arthritis adapts to kitchen, writes a book Melinda Winner was in her 20s when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Born with the use of one arm, and now battling pain, Winner sank into depression. She gained 100 pounds and thought her dreams of being a chef were fading. Winner, now 48, took control and lost the …

Frequent Flier Miles

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This past Friday, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy went to the neighborhood health clinic to get an injection of Diclofenac 75mg. There was nothing new about this routine. I have gone through it many times before, in order to get this intramuscular shot. I pay the fee, and then walk into the nurse’s office. She checks my prescription against the box. I …

RA|QA Rheumatoid Arthritis Questions & Answers

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Eleanor asks: Was looking for some advice from fellow sufferers – I have just had my medication changed fom Leflunomide as it was affecting my liver too much. I have now been prescribed sulfasalazine – just wondering what other people have thought of it and how its affected them. Thank you!!

Sunday Break

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Because there is no such think as taking too many breaks! ***** Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is the fourth of five children. For our first Christmas, my mother would make each one of us a stocking with our name and felt cut-out designs. When we would woke up on Christmas morning, there was never any confusion about which stocking belonged to …