Monday, March 26, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis Win with DIY Project
My sweet Izzy took nap time downstairs to be close to me. In our current house, I've painted three bedrooms, two of them multiple ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Feeling Sexy When You're Hurting: Body Image and Chronic Illness
Let’s be honest, feeling sexy in the traditional sense of done-up hair, makeup, and sexy lingerie is most likely a low priority when your ...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Vulnerability: It Makes Us Human
As an adult education instructor, I have the unique opportunity of learning the magic of vulnerability from the students I teach. With eac...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?
Learning to live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is no easy feat. It takes time and patience to comprehend what RA has in store for our bod...
Sunday, February 18, 2018
My Maturing Relationship With RA
Have you ever been in a relationship you didn’t ask for and couldn’t get out of? That’s how I felt when I met rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in...
Friday, February 16, 2018
Sex and RA: How to Talk to Your Spouse
It’s the end of the night. I crawl into bed, get in as comfortable a position as I know I will find, and then feel my husband’s hand on m...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Supporting Baby Steps: Being Gentle with RA Newbies
My right hand no longer makes a fist. Despite physical therapy and regular use of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications for seven years...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Getting Started on Social Media with Rheumatoid Arthritis
If you are anything like me during my early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) days, you probably have lots of questions — ones that keep popping...
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis: My Tag Along Friend
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and I have been in a relationship for a little over 14 years now. For years, we were in a constant battle. While...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
A Letter to My Sister: Gratitude for Girl Talk with Chronic Illness
Dear Stacey (AKA My Everyday Positive), While you and I are never shy about our feelings for each other, I want to make 100 percent ...
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