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Rheumatoid ArthritisLiving With

Newly Diagnosed With RA? Common Concerns and How They May Change

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Depressed woman.
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Woman in a wheelchair looking out the window.
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The statistics of RA


Man holding a boarding pass.
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Not letting RA define you


Cleaning products in a bucket.
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Asking for help


Man stressed by work.
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Be gentle with yourself


Young family laughing on the couch.
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Am I a burden to my family?


Positive reminders on sticky notes.
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Appreciate what you can do today


Man jumping between rocks.
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Will I move ahead professionally?


Vision sign.
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Looking forward with RA


"Future" in a dictionary.
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Allow time to adjust


Cathy Kramer

Cathy Kramer

@cateepoo88

Cathy Kramer has been married longer than not and is a mom to two young adults plus an aging border collie. She splits her days/nights between two community colleges as an ESL/ABE instructor. She is a strong believer in gratitude and attempts to leave a smile everywhere she goes. Cathy shares her positive voice as an advocate in the rheumatoid arthritis (RA), chronic illness, and self-care communities. Her ongoing journey with RA can be found on her blog The Life and Adventures of Cateepoo. She often hangs out @cateepoo88 on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

Cathy is also a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral Facebook page.