Friday, September 04, 2015

Cathy's Posts

Moving Beyond Rheumatoid Arthritis

Two years ago I made some dramatic changes in my life. I returned to medications and once again tweaked my diet to one that I feel will last a lifetime. The combination of medications and diet has been good. For the most part, the inflammation in my body has calmed down and I am able to enjoy life doing just about anything I set my mind on... Read moreChevron

Back to School Guide for Parents with Rheumatoid Arthritis

With Labor Day weekend behind us, all of the kids have slowly made it back to school.  In my family’s case it is “to school for us.”  After having my kids home with me as homeschoolers all their lives, they are giving high school a try this year.  Their first day was... Read moreChevron

How Do You Hide Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

My son and I are podcast junkies.  It drives my daughter crazy as we are always talking about the podcasts we just finished.  I especially love that he and I share one podcast in common.  We are both in love with This American Life in which... Read moreChevron

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Summer Fun

It’s summer.  Let’s have some fun!  Hmmmm…..wait!  Do fun and rheumatoid arthritis go together?  Yes, of course they do.  Sometimes it just means looking at life in a new way.   Many times it means taking what you used to do and scaling it down or... Read moreChevron

Father's Day and the Men Who Make Us Feel Beautiful Even with Rheumatoid Arthritis

This weekend we celebrated another Father’s Day – a day once a year that we recognize the hard work our fathers, husbands, and sons do as men.  Although I have never been a big celebratory person on Father’s Day, I do like to take time and remind myself of how lucky I am to have three awesome men in my life – my dad who passed away in... Read moreChevron