~ Blogposts to help the Newly Diagnosed ~

Exercise and RA: Move it, Move it

Exercise and Rheumatoid – move it, move it! Okay, Rheumies and AI’s…  We know that exercise is good for us! Thirty minutes on the heat pad on the couch feels better…. but heat isn’t always best for inflammation, often ice is the better choice. And

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The Chronic Journey… another step

  The Chronic Journey… another step They told me blogging and writing and staying on top of it would be hard. Months like the past one make it really tough! I’m not sure who “they” is, but “they” has got to be the smartest person on

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5 Schedule Tips for RA and other chronics

5 Schedule Tips for RA and other chronics Once chronic descends upon your life, the word “pace” has a very different meaning. We used to laugh and just keep going, but now we pay the price with that kind of approach.  Here I discuss  some

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The 5 Worst Things People Say to Me about RA

The 5 Worst Things People Say to Me about RA You guys have been there. Hearing the same comments over and over. Some you like, some are funny and some probably get under your skin a little. Here are my hidden thoughts about some of

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