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Rheumatoid ArthritisLiving With

Take Charge of Your RA so it Won't Take Charge of You

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Be Patient While Working on a Treatment Plan


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Take Your Medications


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Accept That Rheumatoid Arthritis, in Some Form, Is Permanent


Setting and reaching goals.
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Set Realistic Goals That Take Your RA Into Consideration


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Despite Your Symptoms, Exercise


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Create Downtime Every Day


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Have Fun


New mindset, new result.
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Consider how rheumatoid arthritis might change you for the better


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Note Your Limitations and Build Your Future Around Them


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.