Cheers To Quality Of Life!

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“Quality of Life (QoL) is a phrase used to refer to an individual’s total wellbeing. This includes all emotional, social, and physical aspects of the individual’s life. However, when the phrase is used in reference to medicine and healthcare as Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL), it refers to how the individual’s wellbeing may be impacted over time by a …

Maira

Maira De La O

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Photos © Maira De La O Name? Maira De La O Age? 22 Location? Alexandria, Virginia, United States How long have you lived with RA? 4 years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? I would tell them to have faith that they’ll be ok and to look for their family for support because …

Trapped In A Box, No Longer

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Last night, I had one of my longest cries in a long time. On Monday of this week, I called my doctor because my rheumatoid arthritis continues to worsen, even though two weeks ago we upped all of my medications and added a one-month Prednisone boost. One of the worst feelings in the world–even though I know that these meds …