Eliminating Unsupportive Thoughts

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During the many years in which I have lived with rheumatoid arthritis, I have learned firsthand the importance of controlling the thoughts that often bounce around my head. Quite often, especially during my worst moments, telling myself that things will get better makes me feel…well, better. And telling myself that things will get worse will make me feel…you’ve got it …

More Rheumatoid Arthritis Blogs

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RA: Ready For Action With the help and support of friends and physicians, I am trying to look at the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis as an opportunity to learn and grow and not a condemnation to sit and decline. Read More: http://ra-readyforaction.blogspot.com/ Twists OF Feet Adventures of a cyclist with rheumatoid arthritis riding across the country! Read More: http://twistsoffeet.wordpress.com/ Inflamed: …

Autoimmune Portrait Project

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Adina, age 30. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 29 and lupus at age 30. Photo © Jodi McKee Brian, age 47. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative spondylolisthesis at age 38. Photo © Jodi McKee View the complete project at www.jodimckee.com/portrait-project/ “I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2008 and started this portrait project of people who have RA …

Living Beyond Your Pain

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About half a year ago, I was in really bad shape. My rheumatoid arthritis was out of control, and I could barely move. Seemingly simple things, such as taking a bath or walking around the house, started to become almost impossible. Mentally, I struggled…but I continued to stay strong. I’ve learned from experience that losing hope, especially during the middle …

WHO World Report On Disability

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New World Report Shows More Than 1 Billion People With Disabilities Face Substantial Barriers In Their Daily Lives 9 JUNE 2011 | NEW YORK – The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank today revealed new global estimates that more than one billion people experience some form of disability. They urged governments to step up efforts to enable access …