Technical Issues

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My home Internet service went down earlier today. A technician came out in the afternoon and was unable to fix the problem; hopefully it will be fixed sometime tomorrow. I´m keeping my arthritic fingers crossed! I hope to be back online soon. (In case you are wondering, I am typing this from an Internet Cafe, right before I head over to …

“Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy & Superman”

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Last night Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy saw the comedy-drama movie Julie & Julia. This film is based on the writings of Julia Powell, an office worker in downtown Manhattan who decided to cook all 524 recipes from Julia Childs’ cookbook in one year – and blog about it. (Interesting fact: the only “celebrity” death that has ever caused me to shed …

Jeffrey Gottfurcht Children’s Arthritis Foundation

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About JGCAF The Jeffrey Gottfurcht Children’s Arthritis Foundation (the “Foundation”) was founded in September 2009 by Jeffrey Gottfurcht. Eight years ago at the age of 27, Jeffrey was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. He had periodically experienced swollen fingers and wrists and  had stiff joints throughout his late teens  and early 20’s but thought these were  merely an allergic reactions. Finally, …

The Rules Of The Game

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The rules of the game are not necessarily how I would have written them, but each and every day I begin to understand them a little better. I continue to learn that within what appears to be strict constraint, there is actually quite a lot of freedom to be found. Sure, the nature of my rheumatoid arthritis continues to be …