Wednesday, March 04, 2015

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Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Health Guide

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

10 RA Cleaning Tips

When you have RA, you need some tricks to help you chase away the dirt devils, dust bunnies, and clutter critters that regularly hold meetings in your home.


Unfortunately, your ability, energy, or mobility is not infinite, so it pays to have a cleaning plan, regardless of which one of these... Read moreChevron

posted 02/24/2015, comments (0)|

Random Acts Of Kindness: Bringing Hope To Others

Did you know that there is a Random Act Of Kindness website?   The site I found lists different types of ways to brighten the day of others, whether they be friends or strangers.


One of the suggestions is to say something nice to... Read moreChevron

posted 02/24/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

A Personal Account of Chronic Pain: What If

Getting personal


I am sure we can all relate to the temptation of giving in to dread. Yes, there you have it, I am human, I will make mistakes, and I deal with all the same things others who live with chronic pain encounter. I feel it is important to know we are not alone when facing decisions, and I wanted... Read moreChevron

Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

How Do You Know When You’ve Found The One?

RA can rob of us of so much, especially if you’re a young person, that you start to convince yourself, or at least I started convincing myself, that I wasn’t worthy of someone to love me. 


That’s a heavy and hard thing to admit, but it’s the truth.  When I was diagnosed with lupus and RA at... Read moreChevron

posted 02/10/2015, comments (0)|
Britt J Johnson

Britt J Johnson, Health Guide

A 29 year old chronicling the absurdity of living with arthritis!

The Anxiety of the Anxiety of Pain

*Note: This post could be triggering if you have difficulty managing chronic pain.


I have anxiety over writing about anxiety.  Go figure.


I also have anxiety due to pain.  As any one with severe rheumatoid arthritis will tell you,... Read moreChevron

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