Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

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Librarian and Writer

Healthy Autumn Recipes 2014

This season's recipes are easy to make and one of them takes only 25 minutes total in a hot oven.  I like the fall because winter squash are in season and these vegetables are some of the tastiest and healthful options.  You might as I do be able to make a meal solely out of one of these recipes.  If you're at home in the daytime... Read moreChevron

posted 10/21/2014, comments (0)|
Britt J Johnson

Britt J Johnson, Health Guide

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

Approaching Motherhood with RA, My Way

I have chosen never to get pregnant.

 

That statement seems to make mothers and doctors alike uncomfortable, like I am living in denial.

 

Mothers fear for my inner mother.  They know the intense joy they experienced when carrying their babies, when holding them for the first time, and can’t... Read moreChevron

Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

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Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Health Advocacy: From Patient To Professional Advocate

For those who don’t know, I’ll be graduating from the Master’s in Health Advocacy program at Sarah Lawrence College in May of 2015.

 

When I became chronically ill during the first year of my PhD program in Michigan, I decided to complete my PhD, but along the way realized that I no longer desired a career... 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'

Trigger Finger: A Complication of RA and Diabetes

What is trigger finger?

Trigger finger (also called stenosing tenosynovitis or stenosing tendovaginitis) is a painful condition in which a finger or thumb becomes “locked” in place after it has been flexed. There may be clicking, popping, or a catching sensation in the affected finger, which becomes difficult... 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.

Health Habits and RA

Everyone has habits - good ones, big ones, small ones, bad ones. Some can be easy to change or adopt; while others require a great deal of effort to weed out, or to cultivate. When you have a chronic illness such as RA, your habits can be a big source of support for you, or a dreadful drain on your energy, health and... Read moreChevron

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