5 Essentials to Coping with the Pain of RA

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5 Essentials to Coping with the Pain of RA

It's been a long time since the pain was so bad that my only response upon waking was to cry. Between Humira beating down my RA and having learned well the intricate balance of the right blend of painkillers, my pain is usually pretty manageable.

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Real Living With RA

The Month Ahead: Pain and You

Lene Andersen | Posted: Sep 01, 2012

Pain. If you have RA, you know pain. You can probably talk for quite a while about different kinds of pain, its qualities, qualities and colors and what it does to your life. Read More »

Speaking to Kids about Rheumatoid Arthritis

Brad | Posted: Aug 29, 2012

You can imagine, I get a LOT of innocent questions about my power chair, or when I am hobbling around in my wood shop trying to work and making sure no one touches anything sharp! So I do have some experience talking to young-ins about RA.  Read More »

RA & Depression: How To Battle The Beast

V | Posted: Sep 04, 2012

People who do not have RA cannot really understand how we struggle to do the simple things that most take for granted. Sometimes brushing our own teeth is not possible. Sometimes we need help getting dressed. Read More »

Back to School Guide for Parents with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cathy | Posted: Sep 04, 2012

With Labor Day weekend behind us, all of the kids have slowly made it back to school.  In my family’s case it is “to school for us.”  After having my kids home with me as homeschoolers all their lives, they are giving high school a try this year. Read More »

RA & Mobility: A Scooter Can Save Your Joints And Your Energy

V | Posted: Aug 13, 2012

I have a scooter named Molly. She is has red “fenders”, her top speed is six miles an hour, and she has given me my mobility back. It is a wonderful relationship! Read More »

RA2day: An Awareness Campaign for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lene Andersen | Posted: Aug 07, 2012

We are excited to announce the launch of RA2day, an awareness campaign for rheumatoid arthritis! We hope that it will help increase knowledge about RA - what it is, what it isn't and what it can be. Just take a photo or make a video of your RA, then share it with us on social media and tag it with the identifier RA2day. Read More »

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Community Post of the Week

Rain Dancer | Posted: Aug 20, 2012

This week we chose community member Rain Dancer's post about having a relationship with a chronic illness . Show support, leave a comment! Read More »

RA Question of the Week

mej | Posted:  Aug 12, 2012

About once a week my blood pressure drops and I feel Iike I am coming down with the flu, is this part of RA??

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