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Don’t be a big baby: Take your RA meds

Sometimes my husband acts like a child. I know, many women say this about their husbands. But what makes my husband acting like a big baby more difficult than most is that like me, he lives with rheumatoid arthritis. And the childlike behavior that drives me particularly crazy? When he goes off his meds.

When invisible illness isn’t so invisible anymore…

Titanium Triathelte explores the vulnerability that comes with visibility and grapples with what it means to be seen as a “sick girl”.

Diagnosis Day – My D Day

Our newest blogger Arthritic Artist recalls her personal “D-Day” (diagnosis day).

Strength

Dan Malito explores what strength means for a community with chronic pain.

The key to an anti-inflammatory diet

Top 10 tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Follow these tips to help manage your RA symptoms through diet.

Emergency Preparedness Tips for the Arthritis Community

What would you do in an emergency? Kelly Boyd provides preparedness tips for patients, caregivers, and first responders.

Like, how am I going to get there?

CreakyJoints blogger Cece M Scott tackles the challenges of getting to majestic and remote places in spite of her RA. She provides a very practical tip: Be the last one in so that you do not have to climb through to the cock pit or across the bumpy passenger bench seat.

Top 10 Rheumatology Waiting Room Improvement Suggestions (Respectfully Offered By Patients)

CreakyJoints recently asked its members “what improvements would you like to see within your doctor’s waiting room?”

Find the perfect gift: Ideas for people with chronic disease

We recently polled our community asking “what would you like as a gift?” Here are some creative ideas. Save this list for birthday, house warming, the next holiday, or for any time you may want to do something nice for a friend.

Strategies and Parameters: Traveling with RA

A travel writer with RA doesn’t let her disease slow her down. Get a glimpse into her world and learn what tips and tricks you can use.

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