Monday, July 28, 2014

Sara Nash's Posts

Life Doesn't Stop Just Because You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I first found out that I had rheumatoid arthritis, I felt like the world needed to stop turning and hang perfectly still on its axis until I could get my bearings and understand what was happening to me.  I wanted to hit pause on some universal remote control long enough to catch my breath and figure out what all of this meant and then... Read moreChevron

Running Away with Rheumatoid Arthritis

  A few months back, I took part in the Arthritis Walk in New York City with the NYC Sick Chick Club – a group of young women living with RA and other autoimmune diseases that I met via my blog several years back.  The group now consists of a handful of courageous women, but at the start, there were just three: myself, Jodi McKee... Read moreChevron

Eating Well with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Photo by Sara Nash   In my quest to get fit again and boost my overall health, I’ve made a conscious effort to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into my diet, and there is no better time than now to take advantage of all that Summer has to offer. I love scouting out the local farmer’s market to see what’s in season, and... Read moreChevron

On My Own With Rheumatoid Arthritis

After spending four years in New York City living with roommates, moving into my own place felt like sweet relief: I was finally independent- really, truly independent.  I couldn’t wait to relish the simple joy of coming home after a long, crazy day to a space that would be exactly the same as I’d left it that morning. The only... Read moreChevron

When the Pain Isn't Caused by the Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I began my blog, one of the topics I wrote about often was dating- or rather my lack of dating. Overwhelmed by my diagnosis and the changes it had wrought on my life and body, I put a full stop to romance, but spent lots of time worrying and wondering about what it would be like to be with someone now that I had a chronic disease. Would I... Read moreChevron