Coping With Chronic Pain: What Is Beautiful About Your Life?

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“No one wants to hear all of the time that I’m always in pain…least of all myself.” I was somewhat surprised when this thought passed through my mind this morning, as I was stepping out of the shower. You see, yesterday–as well as the past days and past weeks–there is one conversation that has been repeated over and over, as …

Claire: My Wedding With RA

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Hi RA Guy, I’ve emailed you a couple of times before as a long time reader of your blog, (and now a follower on twitter which I’ve just joined, and love!) and I hope you’ll forgive my presumptuousness but I wanted to share some thoughts and images from my wedding day with you. Why? Well, my wedding was put off …

New York Times: How To Pursue An Active Live With Arthritis

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Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States. But with a few simple adjustments, life can be easier and less painful for the millions of people who now permit this common condition to limit what they are able to do and enjoy. The changes can be as simple as playing with grandchildren on the couch or at a …

Deb

Deb

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Photos © Deb Name? Deb Age? 47 Location? Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States How long have you lived with RA? I have lived with RA for probably 10 years, but was diagnosed 2 years ago. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? The advice I would give someone who just found out they have RA …

What Do You Choose?

RA Guy Adventures of RA Guy

I’m reaching a point where I’ve come to realize how small a role my rheumatoid arthritis plays in my life, which is quite a change from where I was a few years ago, when absolutely everything I viewed was seen through the lens of RA. Now don’t get me wrong…the pain and disability are still present, each and every day and each …