Rheumatoid Arthritis Is A Real Pain In The…Hip

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Even though I didn’t mention as much here on my blog, most people who follow me on either Facebook or Twitter are probably already familiar with the fact that I was flaring this past weekend. On the scale of flares it certainly wasn’t one of the worst that I’ve had, but then again that doesn’t necessarily say too much…as each …

The Best Of RA Guy

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“Okay, if my hands are going to hurt this much, could I at least have some cool Wolverine blades or something?” —RA Guy I’ve just added a new page to my blog, which includes my favorite blog posts and quotes from the past three years. You can read it here: www.rheumatoidarthritisguy.com/the-best-of-ra-guy/. Enjoy! Stay tuned…for the next adventure of Rheumatoid Arthritis …

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NYC Sick Chick Club An informal group for younger adults (20-50) who suffer from autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, etc. Our goal is just to get together with other people who “get it” when it comes to dealing with an invisible illness. This group is not limited to women. We’d love to have some sick dudes join …

Motion Lines

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Even thought I’ve been a designer in some form or another for most of my life, I have never considered myself to be a comic book artist. So during these past few weeks, as I worked on my blog’s new layout and design, I found myself re-reading Scott McCloud’s seminal work Understanding Comics. (I had previously read this book many …

Alyssa Hollingsworth

Alyssa Hollingsworth

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Alyssa Hollingsworth Name? Alyssa Hollingsworth Age? 20 Location? Rome, Georgia, United States. How long have you lived with RA? I started showing symptoms for RA when I was 17, but it took about six months for a diagnosis. I was misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia by the nearest pediatric Rheumatologist (who was a two hour …