Tags » Rheumatoid Arthritis

Enbrel it is!!

I’ve been meaning to update but it has been an exhausting week. I went to see my rheumy on Friday. After a 45 minute wait, he walks in and asks me which bio med I prefer —Enbrel or Humira. 192 more words

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Study suggests moderate drinking lowers risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women

27 JUL 2012

A follow-up study of more than 34,000 women in Sweden has shown that moderate drinkers, in comparison with abstainers, were at significantly lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an often serious and disabling type of arthritis. 166 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs



The walls you build around yourself to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy. You are not meant to walk this path alone. 168 more words

Every Day Hope Messages

A new start with the diet.... So far so good!

Something I have been considering for quite some time now is a change in diet in an attempt to reduce my RA symptoms… I wrote about it in… 1,105 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis Barbie?

My bright green dress sported a delicate lace bodice with dainty layers of material cascading below the waistline – had the dress been white, it might bear a slight resemblance to that infamous dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she stood over that gusty street grate in New York. 376 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

62 days and counting.

I am sitting here on my bed just waiting for time. It seriously seems like that most days now. But I start work at 12:30 and finish at 17:30 (which is the dumbest shift ever) but the problem is, I actually live about 50 minutes drive away from my job. 652 more words


The One With the Heart of Gold

Most who meet me for the first time often say, “You have rheumatoid arthritis? How is that possible? You look perfectly fine to me.” It could be my age or the smile I wear across my face that distracts people from my reality, but truth be told I am 30, I am 3 months pregnant and I do have Rheumatoid Arthritis. 1,924 more words