I had my ten-year appointment with Dr Reiter, my rheumatologist. The grim news I am closing in on the last available treatment for my RA.
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.
When we have RA, we gradually learn to appreciate that our bodies are not like many other people. We have special needs. Recognizing those needs and managing them in a healthy way is an important part of our self-care.
Hugs to each of you. May your new year be satisfying and all you hope.
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.
Feeling poorly and a visit to the hospital.