Bath + Detox

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Yesterday was one of those days in which Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy had to take extra special care of himself. Throughout the day I took three naps. In the evening I had an aromatherapy session while I listened to relaxing music. In the morning, I kicked things up a notch and tried to ensure that my bath (I haven’t showered in …

Paraffin Bath

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy had a “home spa” moment earlier this week – and he loved it! All that was missing was a massage. I broke out my new Revlon Paraffin Bath, melted the wax (in just around an hour!) and dipped my hands. I wrapped my hands with the included plastic sleeves, and them covered them with the included thermal …

My Favorite Gadget

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A few months ago, Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy placed an order for a wide array of assistive devices to make living with rheumatoid arthritis just a little bit easier. My package included all types of gloves: gloves to prevent ulnar drift, arthritis compression gloves, and padded gloves for when I am walking with crutches. I ordered a cutting knife with a …

Rheumatoid Arthritis & Tea

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is a big fan of tea. I have a large plastic bin in my kitchen that has probably about fifty different boxes of tea. I have teas for all occasions – winter teas, summer teas, and everything in between. I have teas for upset stomachs. I have teas for cold season and for improved breathing. I have …

My Top 10 Lotions

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy recently realized that he had lots of different types of body lotions and joint creams. I even had fix up a container just for my most frequently used items. So, I thought that today I would share the top ten products that I enjoy using the most. If you have your own favorite product that is not …