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Lean on Me

Although in my last post, I briefly talked about the importance of having a support network in place (but not making your illness the center of your universe), I think it’s important to further explain that we… 682 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Winter Doldrums

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I am so. over. winter.

Like, for real.

As a kid, I loved winter and all things snow.  As an adult, I loved outside winter activities such as skiing, ice-skating, and snowmobiling.  320 more words

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I'm just not in the club

There is a club called “Mommyhood.” It’s a club that I’ve been trying to get into for two years now, but my membership continues to be denied. 584 more words

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Just Surviving

I feel like it’s an accomplishment that I survived today. We had a gymnastics birthday party for my daughter with 12 kids (other than mine) and it was hectic. 554 more words

Autoimmune Life

Don't Try To Fix It - Just Listen

One of the most common statements among autoimmune disease sufferers is that those who haven’t experienced the disease themselves or seen a closed loved one suffer often do not believe the level of pain suffered is as severe as we say it is. 743 more words

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Exercise oops!

Well, after a food-laden Christmas and New Year, I finally got round to some serious dieting and an exercise plan about three weeks before my (inevitably food-laden) birthday!   519 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Why Did I Come in Here and What Am I Doing?

I’ve had to refocus my wandering attention lately by asking myself those two questions.  Almost anyone can relate to this difficulty caused by many, many distractions and demands on our time.   252 more words

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