Best & Worst Of 2012

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THE BEST OF 2012 Our Hand Can! Photo Book Every now and then when I need a little extra inspiration, I pull out my copy of the Our Hands Can! photo book and start flipping through the beautiful photographs and moving stories of people who live with all different types of inflammatory arthritis. When I return the book to the …

My New Year’s Affirmation

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Right around this time of year, it’s customary to start sharing our resolutions for the New Year; those things that we’ve been wanting to accomplish but have not done so far. In this blog post, as 2012 comes to a close, I’m not going to be sharing any new resolutions. Instead, I am going to affirm the things that have …

Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy Sculpture

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Yesterday on Facebook I posted: You know you have RA when the Christmas gift that you’re most excited about is a bucket of multicolored modeling clay. (It’s not just fun; it’s also an excellent way to strengthen my arthritic hands!) This message inspired private responses from multiple readers, including an actual modeling clay artist who sent me photos of the …

Easier, But Not Easy

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Okay, so I’ll admit up front that part of this blog post is going to be a little effed up, but I just gotta get this out. Yesterday, on my way home from physical therapy, I realized I was at that point where even though I know my pain levels are once again reaching extreme levels, my mind has not …