Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Traveling with RA

Traveling can be an adventure, bringing you to new cities, new cultures, and new people. It expands your life, offers you the opportunity to widen your culinary horizons, and let’s not forget the masses of photos that can keep you company during rough times. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, RA will come along and can... Read moreChevron
posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

2014 7th Annual Women in Pain Conference

Being with others who truly understand what it’s like to live with chronic pain is an empowering experience. Doing so in an environment of support, healing, and celebrating our lives is even better. This Friday, the 7th Annual Women in Pain Conference will do just that and you can attend, both in person or via the live webcast.   I... Read moreChevron
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

What Can I Do to Help my Loved One Who is Depressed or Suicidal?

With the shocking news last month that actor Robin Williams killed himself, many people in the country who had not been familiar with the dangers of depression may now realize that deep depression can lead to deadly actions. Depression does not discriminate, depression can make people feel hopeless, and depression can drive someone to killing... Read moreChevron
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Busting Myths about RA Pain and Opioids

Like many other people who have rheumatoid arthritis, I live with high levels of chronic pain every day.   That sentence doesn’t really tell you anything, does it? Sure, it says that I have RA and therefore significant pain on a daily basis, but it doesn’t tell you what it’s like to live inside that reality. The stigma and... Read moreChevron
Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Health Guide

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Marianna has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for 35 years. RA has taught her to be flexible, even when her joints were not.

Stress, It's in You To Change

Have you considered the role that stress plays in your life with RA? Through my own journey with RA, I learned that stress had a starring role - it was an unlikeable lead character. Are you ready to move stress off center stage?   How much time do you spend immersed in negative thoughts and emotions? It's pretty easy to slip into a boatload... Read moreChevron

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