• Arthritic Chick
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What does someone with severe Rheumatoid Arthritis do all day?

Arthritic Chick on her daily life

The irony of having to say ‘No’ to the thing you need most

Arthritic Chick passes on a part-time work opportunity she would love because of her disability case

Rheumatoid Arthritis and is the mega flare over?

Arthritic Chick on waking up and wondering if it’s a day the pain will lift

Rheumatoid Arthritis and opioids for chronic pain relief

Arthritic Chick on living and functioning well on daily opioid medications

Optimism is the best attitude…except for sometimes

Arthritic Chick on the fine line between optimism and denial

Refractory RA: Arthritic Chick’s kind of inflammatory arthritis

Why are rheumatologists so surprised when they come across it?

Could “The Fame Monster” be the “it girl” of arthritis?

Arthritic Chick on "bringing sexy" to this chronic illness

Rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t quit for birthdays

Hurting but happy, Arthritic Chick flares and her daughter’s celebration continues

Be a good girl. Conceal. Don’t feel. Don’t let them know

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Arthritic Chick on why she has to tell

Rheumatoid arthritis gives Arthritic Chick the gift of self-esteem

No longer does this badass mum care what people think of her—only her kids