Written by Arthritic Chick on May 13, 2015
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
Written by Arthritic Chick on April 30, 2015
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
Written by Arthritic Chick on April 20, 2015
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.
Written by Arthritic Chick on April 5, 2015
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)
Written by Arthritic Chick on March 25, 2015
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
Written by Arthritic Chick on February 15, 2015
Arthritic Chick writes about RA myths in an informative article reviewed and revised by Dr. Jonathan Krant, MD, FACP, CreakyJoints’ Medical Director
Written by Arthritic Chick on January 23, 2015
Arthritic Chick on the doctor who said her RA was under control and she should NOT be taking narcotic pain medications
Written by Arthritic Chick on January 6, 2015
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
Written by Arthritic Chick on December 12, 2014
Arthritic Chick on just what RA has done to her, how much it has taken, the ways she is different.
Written by Arthritic Chick on November 17, 2014
Arthritic Chick is shocked by the results of her latest lab work — but her doctors seem pretty blasé — is this the new normal for living with RA?