Brad Carlson

Brad Carlson

RA Guy Real Profiles of RA 6 Comments

Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Brad Carlson Name? Brad Carlson Age? I am 46 years old. Location? My wife and I live in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States. How long have you lived with RA? I have had severe pain on and off for at least 7 years. I went to Orthopaedic docs, Podiatrists, GPs, and was …

Hurting But Hopeful

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We all hurt in some form or fashion, but without hope the pain wins….I am hurting, but I am also hopeful! I am a mother and wife first, and a patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis second. Even though I have AS it doesn’t have me and I am very blessed. The Lord has given me so many wonderful things in my …

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RA Guy Adventures of RA Guy 1 Comment

A little under two years ago, I was in an extended flare that lasted months. During this difficult time, my mother traveled from Texas to South America in order to visit me and spend some time here at my house. My blog was just a few months old at that time, and I asked her to write a post. Voices …

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Fabulousandsick I am a young women who has had the pleasure of living Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past 10 years. Before the onset of my illness, I was living a fabulous life, working a fast pace job with huge advancement opportunities, married, dressing in sassy outfits, sexy shoes and doing whatever I wanted, when I wanted. My favorite pass time …

ABC’s Of RA: RA Junk Art

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This got me thinking (you have now entered a field of land mines). Why don’t we have more creative ra wear. I am not talking clothing but rather things I have been forced to use in my ra world on a daily basis that to put it bluntly look dreadful! No wonder we get discouraged living with RA. I mean, …