What Have You Done to Pamper Yourself Lately?

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When you have RA, taking the time to pamper yourself is vitally important. Stress WILL make your RA worse. No matter how busy you are, take an hour a day to do something just for you. If you are anything like me, it is very hard to do this. It feels wrong. It feels selfish. […]

RA Myths – The True Cause of Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hint, It’s Not Inflammation)

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What causes the joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis? If you said inflammation, you are wrong. Inflammation is a symptom of the process but not the cause of the process. This is probably one of the most misunderstood parts of the disease. I have read this false idea even on medical websites which really should know […]

Do You Know What Your Happy Foods Are?

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I used to be one of those people that refused to take medications or vitamins. i just didn’t like the idea of all that stuff in my body and I figured if God wanted us to take vitamins, they’d grow on trees. Then I was diagnosed with RA. One of the tests my rheumatologist ran […]

How Do You Keep Your Dreams Alive?

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One of the things that I struggled with when I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis was feeling like my future and my dreams were gone. Having watched my grandfather suffer for years, I knew only too well what this disease can do to a person. It took me a very long time – a couple […]

My Inspiration

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He had a gentle soul. At first, you wouldn’t even know he was in pain unless you looked closely. He never once complained, at least not that anyone could hear. To outsiders, you would think it was the most natural thing in the world for this man to hold a large-print magazine right up to […]