The Blame Game

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Yesterday morning, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy sat in the bath tub and waited and waited for the water level to rise. (I haven’t taken a shower in years, as I find it so much easier to sit instead of stand.) I couldn’t figure out why the water level was not increasing, as I had already been there for quite a few …

Living It, Loving It: Having Rheumatoid Arthritis And Being A Mother

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Raising Children in this day and age is tough enough, but add chronic illness to the mix, and you have a whole of emotional and physical challenges to deal with in addition to what you already have to do. Read More: http://ohboy-boys.blogspot.com/2009/12/having-rheumatoid-arthritis-and-being.html Cathy from The Life and Adventures of Cateepoo also wrote a guest post on Parenting & RA, for …

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Yesterday morning, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy once again attended one of his regularly scheduled physical therapy session. I used to go to PT three times a week, but recently have been able to reduce this to two times a week. On Tuesday and Thursday mornings, after I finish my yoga class, I head over to physical therapy. Luckily, my gym and …

Home For The Holidays

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My parents arrived yesterday morning, after an almost 24 hour door-to-door trip. It is great to have them here in the house with us, and their visit serves as yet another reminder that even though things don’t always turn out how we planned them, they eventually do turn out in the end. You see, they were scheduled to spend last …

Biologics Legislation

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Eshoo bill huge boon for Silicon Valley biotech Buried in the giant health care bills in Congress is a multibillion-dollar bonanza for Silicon Valley’s biotechnology and venture capital industries, sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Palo Alto Democrat. The provision would grant “biologic” drugs, a new class of drugs based on gene splicing and grown in living cells, 12 years …