(How I) Keep On Moving

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Sometimes, I don’t exactly know how I keep on moving…but I do. Maybe it’s because I know (from experience) that quite often, laying in bed and getting depressed about the pain is an even worse alternative. (Beyond those instances when bed rest is both necessary and helpful, of course.) What I’m talking about are those days–“average” days in fact, for …

Invisible Disabilities Association: Just Take Something

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One of the first questions that a person asks when we meet someone with a chronic condition is, “What do the doctors say?” You see, when we come across someone who is sick or in pain, we assume the medical community must have a handle on their condition. Unfortunately, this often leads to thinking that they are still suffering, because …

ThriveWithRA: RA Campaign

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: is a chronic, systemic disease; is an auto-immune disease; attacks the body’s tissues; causes chronic pain, weakness & inflammation; can cause severe disability; can cause permanent joint & organ damage; does not have a cure; affects 1.3 million Americans and an estimated 1 to 2% of the population worldwide; does not have a confirmed cause; affects 2-3 times more …

Briana Edwards

Briana Edwards

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Briana Edwards Name? Briana J Edwards AKA: Gimp-opotomus, BamBri (usually joined with “get up Bambri!” said like Bambi’s dad in the Disney film…..my dad thinks he’s so clever), Lefty, and plenty more. Age? 23 Location? Atlanta, Georgia, United States. How long have you lived with RA? Probably for 2 years or more. At …