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 ...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Changing Focus for the Holidays
Growing up, my mother provided my five siblings and me with magical holiday memories that have stayed with me throughout my life. Holiday...
13 Self-Care Gifts to Soothe Chronic Illness
The holidays have arrived! It is time for parties, gifts, food, and more! As the fun heats up, I reflect on simple self-care practices I...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Trouble with Mobility Aids for People with RA
By Karen McNaught There are lots of different kinds of mobility aids out there for people who have trouble getting about. You can use a...
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