36 Hours

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This was the amount of time over the past two days during which I was absolutely pain free. No, not just “the pain is not registering” pain free. I’m speaking about a complete absence of pain. 100%. Even my physical therapist was surprised when I showed up for my appointment yesterday, exhibiting absolutely no signs of inflammation. Since last night, …

Fighting Depression

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Over the past year, there were many moments when I just wanted to be left alone. I didn’t want to hear any type of advice. Words of encouragement were often transformed midair into little daggers that somehow made me feel worse instead of better. On top of struggling with a major progression of my rheumatoid arthritis, I was also having …

Throwing In The Towel (Not!)

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Earlier today, on my way home from physical therapy, I stopped by the gym. No, I did not go there in order to work out or exercise. Instead, I collected my yoga mat and turned in my locker key. A few months ago I went through the same routine, feeling all the while defeated by my inability to go to …

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The Thousand Teeth I am a thirty-something wife, stay-at-home mom, school volunteer, community group leader, writer, scrapbooker, jewelry designer. Oh yeah, and I have this chronic, painful disease called rheumatoid arthritis that tries to take all that away from me. This journal is all about me trying to keep it all together while still living a normal life. (Plus bonus …

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Southern Girl with RA I am a single, proud mom in my 30’s. I was diagnosed with seronegative RA over a year ago. I have been taking methotrexate and Arava without benefit. I am about to embark on a journey of taking antibiotics for my RA. I am excited about the possibility of remission and I want to blog about …