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T'was The Monday Before Easter...

I’ve been MIA from blog land for a few days…again.  I continue to find it more difficult to blog lately.  It seems like there’s always something else to do, or I don’t feel like writing. 390 more words


But you're so young...

I’m Mikaela. I’m 21 years old, living in London and just beginning the career that I always dreamt of. Oh, and I have rheumatoid arthritis. Yes, threw a bit of a spanner in the works, that one. 448 more words


I know a little something about Rheumatoid Arthritis...

I was diagnosed with RA at age 22. Most likely undiagnosed childhood onset.

Enbrel has changed the course of my life. Biologics equal preservation of function. 108 more words


Marked for Arthritis

The warm air swept off the ocean and wrapped my body in a warm velvet cloak. I pulled up to a little hut sitting on the hill overlooking the sugar cane fields. 487 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

Blog Featured by Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

My Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis blog was featured by the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF). The article also includes my story of fighting the disease. Click for the story.

Reviewing Stats / Teddy Bear Love

As I’m toying with what topics to post about in the future, I decided to take a look at my stats. To fully appreciate the humor of this post, please be reminded that the name of my blog is… 335 more words


The Direction of This Blog

I’ve been pondering the future direction of this blog for awhile now, as many of the reasons I started blogging have settled down. My initial motivation for writing was to get through a rather extreme crisis: my three year old was diagnosed with autism and there were tons of issues around that, my own autoimmune disease was worsening, my catholic faith collapsed like a tin can, and my personal relationships began falling to piece under the stress of disability and the loss of religion. 563 more words