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Our unexpected advocate exposes the vicious cycle of depression.
Cj Unexpected Advocate shares a recent revelation and tells the world how she is fighting back against arthritis.
Sausage Feet sausage feet, sausage toes and fingers, pockets of fluid invade my body like demon soldiers conquering a new land
When things are tough on a daily basis – you know like living with the kind of pain that can have you literally writhing and flopping in agony on your couch – I find myself living for those small, almost insignificant moments that I think others miss.
Scared, overwhelmed and optimistic. Beginning the journey: my husband's Ankylosing Spondylitis
So, on top of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis caused in the first seven months after diagnosis because my disease went unchecked, I also have fibromyalgia. Yes, I have that body-draining, pain-inducing, wrenching disease that sucks more of what little reserve that I have left over from my RA. My fibro is considered a secondary disease because I developed it after I developed my RA.
CJ Blogger Leslie Rott was no stranger to academia when she started her Master's at Sarah Lawrence—she already had a PhD—but realizing health advocacy would be her life's work, she persevered in spite of chronic illness
Dealing with the grief over losing her father in a flood last summer, CJ Blogger Leslie Rott realizes she no longer feels that lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are the worst things that ever happened to her
In 2006, a doctor told Sandi Davis to quit her beloved job that very day, deal with her RA and other ailments—or she'd soon be dead. What was it like to suddenly stop working? First came relief. Then, freedom.
When CreakyJoints Blogger Kristin Anderson develops an unbelievably painful rash, she learns it's not only older people who get shingles--those with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are at higher risk