Latest by Cathy Kramer

Cooking With RA: Enlist Your Family's Help

When you have RA, hearing "what's for dinner?" can be a daunting question — but it doesn't have to be. Make cooking as a family an "all hands on deck" event.

Tips For Working With RA

Going back to work after a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis can be daunting — here are some tips and tools to help you make the transition.

The Power of Daily Walks for RA

It may seem so basic, but a simple daily walk can make a big difference for your rheumatoid arthritis — physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Recruit Your Kids For Your Health Team

Your kids can be a vital part of keeping your energy up and pain levels down when you have a chronic illness. Here's how to enlist their help around the house.

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life With RA

If you’re looking for ways to reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis, a diet change may help you take control. Here's how to get started.

A Mother's Guilt With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you're a mother with rheumatoid arthritis, you know the feelings of guilt that come with not always being there for your kids. Here's how I deal with it.

It's Like Riding a Bike — Except With RA

If you're itching to get back into bike riding, but you’re worried about your RA, learn how the right gear and starting slow can help you succeed.

Surviving Summer With Kids and RA

When you have rheumatoid arthritis and kids, summer break can sap your energy. Remember: pajamas all day, homemade forts, and cookies can be amazing.

How to Help Your Doctor Diagnose RA Faster

People with rheumatoid arthritis often have a long journey to an accurate diagnosis. These are the steps you can take to speed the process.

Exercises for All Levels of RA Pain

If rheumatoid arthritis pain makes it hard to get the exercise you need, try one of these RA exercises for every pain level.