A Gracious Calm
I am 30-years-old, married, working in technology. I am a very casual, low-key kind of person. I am not very girly and never wear skirts or dresses. I like beer, nachos, steak, vegetables and ice cream, but not necessarily all at once. Oh yeah, I also have Rheumatoid Arthritis. At 30. Yep, I know. Too young. But, it’s just a small part of who I am.
Read More: http://www.agraciouscalm.com/
In March of 2007, a chance test to determine the cause of my high cholesterol revealed that I had developed hypothyroidism. It took nearly two and a half years and two doctors to finally stabilize my thyroid levels, only for my autoimmune system to begin attacking the soft tissues around my joints. Now under treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis and chronic pain in addition to my hypothyroidism, as well as a number of “satellite” issues, I find myself having to redefine both my own expectations and the expectations of those around me. As a younger woman with “invisible” illnesses, I am learning to live “as well as possible”.
Read More: http://redefininggood.wordpress.com/
I am a 30-something wife, mommy, aunt, sister, friend & pain in the butt. I’m married to the love of my life and we’ve been together for over 20 years. We have 2 kids, Jordan and Matthew. Jordan has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and uveitis. I have seronegative RA, interstitial cystitis, APS and other autoimmune issues. My daughter blogs about her life with JRA & uveitis– Warrior for JRA.
Read More: http://lifewiththepeanutandbub.blogspot.com/
Rheumer Has It
I’m starting this blog to have a chance to share my journey, have a record for myself while on this crazy roller coaster, hopefully make you laugh or smile occassionally and maybe make sense of this new aspect of my life with RA…they say support sustains you, so why not create a forum of friendship and support, right?
Read More: http://rheumerhasit.blogspot.com/
My Rheumatoid Arthritis Journey
I have been married to my husband Joe 10 years and we have a beautiful 7 year old daughter named Julia. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis 2 years ago. I’m hoping to raise awareness and maybe some understanding by telling my story.
Read More: http://raawareness.blogspot.com/
Life With My A-Team
I’m a child of God, singer of songs, the wife of a musical theater actor (Jordan), and homeschooling Mommy to twins+one (Alana, Alexis, & Avery). I am a fighter of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia and we’re all learning to live with the Autism Spectrum Disorder that has been brought into our lives through one of my daughters. This is one crazy journey, but I’m loving every step!
Read More: http://www.mom2ateam.com/
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