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Sleep and Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you are anything like me, sleep comes hard with RA. I never had an issue with sleep until I was in my first full-blown RA flare and coincidentally or not, started treatment for RA at the same time. I know many of the meds used for RA, some nearly ...

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From Broken Bones to Mega Flare to Back Again!

Hi guys I’ve been AWOL for a couple of months, and have had quite an adventure! It all started right around the end of October. I was off to a good start that day and had great intentions, I went to the YMCA and started my membership so I could use t...

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How Can You Get Back Into the Hobbies You Love?

If you are anything like me, advancing RA stole away the hobbies I have loved for many, many years. I have been a woodworker and crafter for nearly 30 years, building everything from toys to an addition on our home. The DX of RA and the aggressivenes...

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Have You Considered a Scooter or Powerchair?

My PCP rx’d a manual wheelchair for me several years ago. My feet and ankles are a real mess from all this autoimmune fun It’s a light weight model that is pretty easy to fold up and put in my truck or my wife’s van. This worked very well for me for ...

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Running the Social Security Disability Maze.

Hello all, I have read many great posts on this site about applying for SSD. I was just approved for it and thought I would share my experience and how I went about getting approved. I was the only bread winner in my family and being dxd with 3 auto ...