KA-POW!

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Remember those scenes from old superhero television shows, when brightly colored sound bubbles such as bam and splatt popped up during fight scenes? Well, if my evening last night were ever to be depicted in this comic book art form, let me just say that it would include a lot of these sound bubbles…including one final kapow! Fight scenes are …

Smoke Signals

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Sometimes, Friday afternoons can’t come soon enough. This week, I eagerly anticipated its arrival not because of any unhappiness at work (I love my job, and grading 34 essays in one sitting has actually become routine), but because I started coming down with a cold mid-week. Yesterday, I took some sick leave and left after the first half of class. …

Cheers!

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It’s been almost a month since I received the news about my elevated liver enzymes. Over these past few weeks I’ve done an even better job than usual (I think) of taking care of different aspects of my health, so earlier today I decided to celebrate. I had a beer. Celebrating with a beer? Wasn’t I supposed to completely eliminate …

Ready Or Not

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Sometimes, if feels like life with rheumatoid arthritis is a never-ending game of hide and seek. There are times when we find that oh so comfortable spot, where it feels like we have actually discovered that perfect place where we will never be found out. And then, the inevitable happens. Rheumatoid arthritis — once again — finds us. Earlier today, …

RA Guy Sighting

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I just had to share this wonderful comment that I received earlier today. Hi! I’ve been considering responding to your blog for a while now (actually a year-ish while…)! I was born in South-Africa and still find myself here. Lovely country, and among other amazingly strange facts, we have 11 official languages! I was diagnosed with RA 8yrs ago, and …