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So many decisions: Arthritic Chick on being at the point where doctors pretty much leave the decisions up to her
Dan finds politics have been claiming a place in his treatment more and more lately, pushing his needs as a patient down the priority list.
This week, Daniel tells us of how he found out he has to undergo yet another invasive surgical procedure. This time the joint replacement is needed more than ever, and with his last surgery ending in a heart attack, concerns abound. Or, at least, they should. Dan tells us just how much of a machine he is really becoming. Will it ever end for him?
Should a rheumatoid arthritis patient get a hip replacement if ... she doesn't want to?
Having had a defibrillator recently installed, Dan confronts new problems at security checkpoints.
Seth watches first-hand as a friend recovers.
Daniel goes in for his long-awaited shoulder replacement surgery.
Daniel returns! This week, after a month or so MIA, Dan returns with the story of his complicated shoulder surgery, and all the issues that went with it. Having Rheumatoid Arthritis always complicates matters, and this week's article should help to illustrate that fact without question. Help celebrate Daniel's return and check out this week's piece.
Last time, I was about to get my cardiac stress test for the upcoming shoulder replacement surgery. Well, I am...
Well here we are, mere weeks from my surgery, and I still have several steps to complete before going under...