Bad Flare Day

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Wow, talk about a bad flare day. I’m definitely having one today. One of the things that I wrote when I first started blogging was “12 noon is the new 8am – life with RA.” (On a side note, I think that’s the first time that I’ve put a sentence’s closing punctuation inside the quotation marks…what exactly is the rule …

Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Leslie Rott Name? Leslie Rott Age? 25 Location? Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States How long have you lived with RA? Diagnosed in 2008. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? I would say that it’s really important to know that RA isn’t a death sentence. And …

A Superhero’s Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis

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By Irwin Lim, Rheumatologist At BJC Health, we spend a lot of time educating patients about their disease. In particular, we spend a lot of time at the time of diagnosis. For a person living with a chronic disease like rheumatoid arthritis, understanding the consequences of the disease and what the body is going through is crucial in coping. From …

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Living With RA Makes Me Strong RA Guy on February 1st, 2010 Living with rheumatoid arthritis can, at times, be a lonely experience. Though I continually try to share with those around me what I am going through, words alone will never be able to accurately describe the pain that this disease brings into my life. The erratic nature of …