A New Mexico day. My Thera bath kit arrived yesterday and is now ready to use. My RA hands are getting worse.
The continual ups and downs of a RA life can be frustrating. It is our life though. I don’t mind remaking my starter. I am just glad to be able.
The human spirit is alive, and it is necessary when we have a chronic disability or a fatal illness. I mention some issuers we have to manage.
For people with disabilities holidays take them out of their routine and make increased demands when daily demands are hard already. Having an invisible disease like RA just adds to it. I wish that all of you have your best holiday ever. Life is still good even for us.
The world cup. Soccer. Football. A distraction for those of us who are disabled with RA or another body destroying disease. A respite.
There is a set of symptoms that are characteristic of rheumatoid arthritis. The following is an excerpt from my book My Rheumatoid Arthritis Handbook.
Meatballs and marinera can be an easy meal as we learn necessary coping skills as our RA progresses.
Most of us need 8 hours sleep. Those of us with RA really need 10 hours sleep.
I graduated from the wound clinic. My wound is doing well. I wish I was not in such a bad flare, but I hope it lessens soon.
I wrote this article in 2016. It is as true today as it was then. The spirit of a person with RA is amazing.