Latest by Cathy Kramer

My Secret Coping Mechanism for RA

When rheumatoid arthritis pain creeps in, it’s hard to handle the rest of the world. That’s when this mom indulges her guilty pleasure: chocolate truffles.

6 Reasons to Attend an Advocacy Conference

Attending an advocacy conference for chronic illness can seem intimidating. Here are 6 reasons why it's well worth the effort.

Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D through sunshine, supplements, and your diet.

Caring for a Newborn When You Have RA

Caring for a newborn when you have rheumatoid arthritis can seen downright daunting. These moms with RA speak candidly — and tell you it is possible.

How to Feel Sexy When You're Hurting

Rheumatoid arthritis takes a toll on your body and your sex life. These 5 tips can help you connect with your lover despite your chronic condition.

Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?

The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.

Building a Better Relationship With RA

Your relationship with rheumatoid arthritis evolves over the years. Here's how to change your view of living with RA to be more positive.

How to Have a Sex Life With RA

Rheumatoid arthritis can really complicate your sex life. Here's why honest communication with your partner is so important.

Be Gentle With RA Newbies

When you’ve had RA for many years, it can be hard to remember what it’s like for a newbie. Here are some tips for supporting them.

How to Find RA Support on Social Media

Social media is a great way to connect with others who share your experience with rheumatoid arthritis. Here's how to get started.