Moving Forward

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“After all that I’d been through, after all that I’d learned and all that I’d been given, I was going to do what I had been doing every day for the last few years now: just show up and do the best that I could do with whatever lay in front of me.” ― Michael J. Fox, Lucky Man: A …

New Book: Your Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain is the ultimate guide to living well with this chronic, at times debilitating, autoimmune disease. Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis covers medication and treatment options, questions of opioids and addiction, down-to-earth tips to manage side effects, and techniques to control the pain that is often part and …

Metro: Lady Gaga Prays As She Tells Fans: I Can’t Walk

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Lady Gaga has called off some of her tour dates after revealing she can barely walk after a month of physical agony. The superstar has been struck down by severe inflammation of the joints, a condition known as synovitis. ‘I barely know what to say. I’ve been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for some time now, [and] over …

Live. Art.fully: She Chose to {Rise Above}: Art Journaling

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Jennifer LeBlanc | Live Art.fully | livelifeartfully.blogspot.com | All rights reserved. “I love the layers of meaning in this spread. The lady has lassoed her dreams that are seemingly unattainable. She is holding them like balloons or flying them like kites. They are pulling her up, hot air balloon style, in her cage of difficulty, helping her soar above the …

RAthlete An Optimist Blogger: We Can Be Happy

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“When you suffer from a chronic disease, it often times complicates our happiness; blurs the goals and hopes for our future as we become slightly convinced RA will get the best of us. As Agnes Repplier stated, “It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere”. It is a never-ending battle …