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My Rheumatoid Arthritis Story

My Rheumatoid Arthritis Story

I’ve just passed my six year anniversary of the first time I felt symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Honestly I spend most of my time doing my best to not dwell on this stuff, but I feel like I need to look into the past and share it.

Everyone’s journey is important, even if it is sucktastic sometimes, and maybe hearing mine will help others with theirs.

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10 Gifts for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 Gifts for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis

If a friend or a loved one has Rheumatoid Arthritis, there are a lot of little ways you can show support—including giving the occasional present! Below you’ll find of a list of helpful gifts you can give to show you care.

From the extremely practical to the extremely thoughtful, find a gift for your friend below…

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Reaccepting the Unacceptable

I have posted before (a while ago) about the cycling stages of accepting my rheumatoid arthritis I go through when new things crop up. But this week I’ve thinking a bit about why it’s so hard to be okay with stuff getting worse when I’ve already gone through the process of trying to be okay numerous times in the past.

This week I went to see a nurse practitioner about my toenail (my doctor couldn’t fit me in for another few weeks). Because of my Raynaud’s Syndrome, the toenail had gotten weird and had to be removed about two years ago. It grew back more dragonish than before, and has recently started to hurt whenever any…Continue Reading

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