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RA Guy Community News 3 Comments

The Kid With Arthritis I’m Rachel, a middle schooler living with polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Though it is seemingly a negative experience, I am finding positive ways to go about it. I am learning, loving, and laughing a little bit more everyday, and I am hoping to share all the things I’ve learned! Read More: http://www.thekidwitharthritis.blogspot.com/ Adventures in Chronic Illness …

Seattle Times: New Prescription Monitoring Draws Complaints

RA Guy Community News 4 Comments

Since October, pharmacies around the state have been sending information into a giant computer database, detailing every prescription they’ve dispensed for controlled substances. That means every pain pill and patch, every anti-anxiety medication, every sleeping pill — listed by the patient’s name. Beginning Wednesday, pharmacists, doctors and other prescribers will be able to see all such drugs a patient is …

Jody

Jody

RA Guy Real Profiles of RA Leave a Comment

Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Jody Name? Jody Age? 61 Location? Cascais, Portugal (Europe) Born in New York City. How long have you lived with RA? Since 1995 but only diagnosed as having Psoriatic Arthritis in 1998…..I was inspired to profile myself after ready about Kate who also has PA. What advice would you give to someone who …

Reacting to other peoples reactions

Reacting To Other People’s Reactions

RA Guy Adventures of RA Guy 31 Comments

A while back, exactly when it was I do not know, I made a conscientious effort to change the way in which I reacted to other people’s (sometimes misinformed) reactions to my rheumatoid arthritis. Prior to this point, I was always ready to–and often did–pounce on any individual who didn’t demonstrate a complete and thorough understanding of my illness. After …