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Arthritic Chick looks at an old photo and sees how the big as well as the many 'little things' that come with RA—hair loss, weight gain,, chipped or broken teeth—added up to turn her into someone else
Arthritic Chick questions a common refrain seen on online support groups when it comes to explaining the lack of sympathy for rheumatoid arthritis patients—"No one can understand unless they’ve been there"—and she's calling BS
Feeling tired, very alone, and scared after a catastrophic chain reaction of a total collapse, CJ Blogger Arthritic Chick tells the CreakyJoints community she dearly loves that she is ready to write more
Arthritic Chick responds to someone who told her that rheumatoid arthritis is NOT a serious disease anymore. The logic behind the statement? Because people rarely wind up in wheelchairs anymore.
Arthritic Chick breaks down and sobs—then writes a powerful blog—after a woman in a supermarket attacks her for not looking sick enough to use a shopping trolley (electronic shopping cart in America)
From time to time a healthy friend or acquaintance who has no idea of the limitations that rheumatoid arthritis can put on a life, will ask Arthritic Chick what the heck she does all day. Here's her reply
Arthritic Chick writes about RA myths in an informative article reviewed and revised by Dr. Jonathan Krant, MD, FACP, CreakyJoints’ Medical Director
Arthritic Chick on the doctor who said her RA was under control and she should NOT be taking narcotic pain medications
Arthritic Chick hosts a holiday, all good except for a few selected guests -- like the Paleo nut who insisted she'd be healthier if she followed diet xxx
Arthritic Chick on just what RA has done to her, how much it has taken, the ways she is different.