Kacee Nicole Andujar

Kacee Nicole Andujar

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Photos © Kacee Nicole Andujar Name? Kacee Nicole Andujar Age? 12 Location? Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States How long have you lived with RA? Since I was 16 months old. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Never give up! Do you use any mobility aids? Not anymore, when I was small I had to …

Thirty-Nine

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This is how old I am today, April 18. Which means that I’m just a tad bit older than I was in this photo on the left, which was taken at my first birthday party! My birthday wish this year is to turn Show Us Your Hands! into an official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Will you please join me in celebrating …

How My Pain And Disability Improved My Life

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Nine years ago tomorrow–on the day that I turned 30–I submitted a letter of resignation to my manager. My roaring twenties were over, and I could not be happier. By all practical purposes, the previous decade had been filled with many different successes: I graduated from Columbia, I graduated from Harvard, and only a few years later, I was earning …

RheumaBlog: Working On It

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I’m tired of having only negative things to say when I post to RheumaBlog. After all, there are lots of positive things that happen in my life every day; it’s not all doom and gloom. But the fact is that I wake up each morning stiff as a corpse. The first hour of each day aches, literally; the dose of painkiller that …