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CJ blogger, The Unexpected Advocate, writes about a tough issue.
The chocolate cake never materialized, dinner was late, and Unexpected Advocate was flaring all day—but still she enjoyed holiday dinner with her family
Original Dragon Mother on how difficult it is to plan ahead when you live with unpredictable illness—and how it's extra hard when others don't (or won't) understand
Can you have your cake and it eat too when it comes to love? A man is torn between his wife Edith and his first love Kate. CJ Advice Lady Ms. Meniscus lets him know exactly what she thinks of the situation.
CreakyJoints Blogger Arthritic Chick on the plain disbelief—even among her physicians—that her rheumatoid arthritis pain could be so severe and debilitating
CJ Blogger Dan Malito—once a no-pet advocate and NEVER a cat person—on the Siamese that got him through his days of isolation, horror and pain
Ms. Meniscus gives advice to a woman living with RA who broke up with her long-time girlfriend, a healthy woman who gave up a lot of physical activity to be with him. Now, she's contemplating getting back together with her ex.
CJ Blogger Sandi Davis on people with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases having to weigh how to handle alcohol at holiday time
For those who find holidays overwhelming, CJ Health Psychologist Dr. Laurie on how getting in touch with the rhythm of your heart can calm and de-stress you
CJ Blogger Unexpected Advocate, who is raising two young children while battling RA, on how it breaks her heart to say 'no' to them when she doesn't feel well
Those living with chronic illness often need to put 'me-first' but it's hard to say 'no' to others. CJ Health Psychologist Dr. Laurie on how to say no