Joni S

Joni S.

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Photos © Joni S. Name? Joni S. Age? 35 Location? Guangzhou, China How long have you lived with RA? Over 17 years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Never give up hope! You may have to change the way you do things but they can still be done! Continue to do light exercise and keep …

The Healing Power Of Friends And Family

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I’m almost a month away from my extended visit in the United States, and just a week away from wrapping up my time in Texas. I’ve done a *lot* during the past few weeks (much more than I expected), and while my rheumatoid arthritis has in general been treating me well, I still continue to have occasional dips in the …

Bloom Where You Are Planted: How Does That Make You Feel?

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by Steph For 2 consecutive therapy sessions with my psychologist, i turned up with acute flares in both wrists and knee respectively. When she saw the wrist splints and the knee support when i entered the consultation room, she asked me on both occasions, what the matter was. I told her as a matter-of-factly, that it was my RA flaring. …

Learning How Much I Can Do, Even As I Respect My Limits

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“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.” –Richard Bach Earlier this week, I spent three days in New York City. And while I shared many fun photos on Facebook during my visit, I never really mentioned that the main purpose of this trip was business-related. When this trip was originally in its planning phase just a few weeks …

Kimberly Cooper

Kimberly Cooper

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Photos © Kimberly Cooper Name? Kimberly Cooper Age? 26 Location? Fort Myers, Florida, United States How long have you lived with RA? I was diagnosed in March 2002 when I was 16, but spent about 1.5 years misdiagnosed as having Osteoarthritis. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Don’t let the anger get to …