Thursday, August 20, 2015
Maybe This Is All In My Head
Here's the weird thing about me. (Well,one of them anyhow.) After 11 years with a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, I still catch myself...
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Find a Rheumatologist You Trust
" Find a rheumatologist you trust ." This was one of the many messages shared during the Joint Decisions VideoChat this month &quo...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Becoming Empty Nesters
The last year or so, my two children have been spreading their wings and growing up. They are both i...
Sunday, August 2, 2015
I'm Not an RA Newbie
Having a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis for 11 years now makes me a little impatient with on-call doctors. They ask questions such as, &q...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Missing My Walking Partner
My walking partner of eight years is taking a break from walking. I hope it's only a break anyh...
Friday, June 26, 2015
Staying Active is the Goal
For the majority of my adult life, I have taken pride in the fact that I am physically active. I worked out throughout my two pregnancies an...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
I Found the Person I was Looking For
Often I think back to an evening in 2004. I finished teaching an evening class at 9:00, walked to my car, and received a call. I sat in th...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Arthritis Awareness Month - Self Awareness
May is Arthritis Awareness month in the US and I have a confession. Every year when Arthritis Awareness Month rolls around, I feel anxious....
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Healthline's Rheumatoid Arthriits Blogs of 2015
As I go through my struggle of figuring out my place in the rheumatoid arthritis community, I am hon...
Friday, April 3, 2015
Positive Discipline for Myself
When I was a young 5th grade teacher, I chose to base my classroom discipline on the positive rather...
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