Twenty-eight bones with thirty joints in each foot can cause havoc when you have RA. Also hydroponic progress.
A chocolate mousse cake is decadent and takes time. With pacing those of us with RA can make a cake that would make our British bakers proud.
Albuquerque gardening and unseasonable heat. Actemra and the ACT pen.
I have several friends who have made end of life decisions. This is one I remember well. The decisions I choose to make along the way are decisions that steer my life.
RA in the shoulder is painful and incapacitating. The shoulder has two joints. RA in the glenohumeral joint is disabling.
When my biologic stopped working, what was next? Orencia is the safest of the biologics, but only works about ten months for me. There is Actemra.
Lupus, psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have many similar symptoms. What is a set that says rheumatoid arthritis?
Diagnosis of RA especially seronegative RA requires a good history, tests, and a doctor’s experience. Here is a simple test doctors use.
Life can be very hard when you have RA, but it can also be very good.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a nasty disease. Professional pain management plus distraction are big helps.