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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Rebecca Name? Rebecca Age? 17 Location? Brockville, Ontario, Canada How long have you lived with RA? Developed at around age 8 or 9. My first diagnosis was at age 9, second diagnosis following biopsy at 16… the doctor that gave me the first diagnosis lost his licence in an unrelated incident and so, …

A Disabled Writer’s Book Unfolds A Tap At A Time

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By Nita Lelyveld, Los Angeles Times “In the virtual world, Winkler roams free. He blogs. He comments. He write articles about film. In the physical world, he increasingly is trapped — dependent on his sister and a long, red plastic chopstick. Rheumatoid arthritis has battered him for 46 of his 55 years. His neck won’t turn. His head is pitched …

12 Days Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Christmas

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On the twelfth day of Christmas arthritis gave to me Twelve days in bed Eleven tubes of joint rub Ten prednisone pounds Nine days off work Eight heat and ice packs Seven methotrexate Six days of nausea FIVE FLAMING JOINTS!!! Four bumpy nodules Three swollen fingers Two wrist guards And a cortisone shot in my knee! Originally written via multiple …