Reumapatientenbond: In Motion

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Fellow superhero Ferhaan – from the Netherlands – was recently interviewed for the monthly publication of the Dutch Arthritis Foundation: “In Beweging” (“In Motion”). Starting this January, Ferhaan will be contributing a monthly column for this magazine. Please join me in wishing Ferhaan the best as he embarks on this new endeavor! In the meantime, you can visit him at …

A Sister’s Love

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy’s sister, who arrives later this morning, is one of the persons who has provided him continuous support throughout his journey with rheumatoid arthritis. Even though we live thousands of miles apart, we are always only a phone call away…and I can’t even count the number of times she has picked up the telephone, only to hear me …

Sunday Break

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Because there is no such thing as taking too many breaks! ***** Yesterday afternoon at around 3:00 in the afternoon the worst of my flare finally broke, and we decided to put up the Christmas tree. We also set out the holiday decorations and candles. During the evening, as we watched television, it was really nice to have the sparkling …

Artistic Dreams

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy’s hand are being attacked like never before. This morning, I was not able to get out of bed until around 11:00 am. Even at that, the only thing that got me moving was knowing that if I wanted to get a Diclofenac injection today, I needed to be at the clinic by noon. My hands were the …

Carla’s Corner: Everything Enbrel

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I started on Enbrel (rather unexpectedly) on December 9, 2009. I had been taking Simponi, which I loved, it just didn’t last more than a week. (See Simponi Synopsis page for further information.) My rheumatologist decided I needed to switch and, since I was due for my shot, switched me right then and there. Read More: