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Ouch

Since Twitter limits my complaining to a few characters, I’m turning to my blog to vent tonight. I apologize. I don’t think this post is going to offer you much, but my hope is to type it all out and feel a teeny tiny bit better. 296 more words

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Is it worth it?

As I near the end of my day long methotrexate hangover, I can’t stop asking myself is it worth it?

When I was first diagnosed with RA, January 2012, I felt horrible. 421 more words

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Notes

I’m a note taker. I write everything down. I like to figure things out and be able reference my notes later on. I love crossing off a to-do list. 236 more words

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Vicious Cycle

Type 1 Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis are enemies battling within my body. I took my methotrexate injection last night. As expected, today has been rough. Here’s what I’ve accomplished: 276 more words

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Raises Risk of Heart Attack

Rheumatoid Arthritis Raises Risk of Heart Attack

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, disabling and incurable disease of the joints. But what many RA patients don’t know is that it also significantly raises their risk of a heart attack. 130 more words

Pain

The last few weeks - mostly 'pants' but some great highlights!

It all started on Good Friday (aka the first day of passover). I had to work all day and when I got home I had a slight cough – but hey, I often have a slight cough. 931 more words

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Needles

I have never, in the past 26 years, been so happy to be a Type 1 Diabetic. Earlier today I picked up my injectable methotrexate. I told the pharmacist that I needed syringes and she asked what type. 193 more words

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