Archive for category: News

Fragility: the Lesser Known Pain of Chronic Illness

By

July 5, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Fragility: the Lesser Known Pain of Chronic Illness
One of the most difficult side effects to having a chronic illness is the label of being a fragile person. Some of us are afraid enough of the label that we don’t discuss our illness with others; others of us do discuss it and face the issues that come along… Read More
 

Working with Arthritis: My Experience

By

June 15, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Working with Arthritis: My Experience
As I’m writing this, I am working an unexpected shift at my job. Someone did not show up as scheduled so, as a person in management, I am here to fill in. There are some days, however, where this becomes a huge hassle. Sometimes coming in for my scheduled shifts… Read More
 

Achieve Clinical Extends an Open Invitation To Birmingham Residents

By

June 14, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News

Achieve Clinical is a pharmaceutical research company that runs clinical trials for over 40 progressive medical conditions including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Type 2 Diabetes and many more.  With over 10 years of clinical research experience in Birmingham, the doctors and clinical staff of Achieve Clinical Research feel confident in the… Read More
 

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Chronic Pain and A Prescription for Gym Time?

By

June 10, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Chronic Pain and A Prescription for Gym Time?
After days of thinking of an important topic to bring up with you, I realized my own achievements must be noted. They MUST! Because not only are they incredibly significant to my health and issues with arthritis, but I’m pretty dang proud of myself and I like sharing. Full of… Read More
 

The Paleo Diet for Managing Your Arthritis Symptoms

By

May 23, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Paleo Diet for Managing Your Arthritis Symptoms
Let’s talk DIET. I hate that word. Diet. It never brings good things to mind. To me, when I hear the word diet, I think of someone telling me that I’m not allowed to eat that cupcake that is making my mouth water. Or watching someone peel the skin off… Read More
 

Revisit Down the Rheumatoid Arthritis Lane of My Youth

By

May 17, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Revisit Down the Rheumatoid Arthritis Lane of My Youth
This weekend was particularly special, and I’ll tell you why. I was lucky enough to have a coffee date with my good friend Carol. I met Carol through my mother when I was newly diagnosed with RA. What was amazing about her was that she had RA as well! I… Read More
 

So Wait, What is it Like To Be Sick All the Time?

By

May 16, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

So Wait, What is it Like To Be Sick All the Time?
We’ve all been there. You wake up with a headache or a migraine, a sore throat and maybe you’re exhausted. Thankfully, it goes away in at most like a week and you’re back to your normal self… but what is it like to be chronically ill? It’s a lot more… Read More
 

Infographic – The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes

By

May 13, 2011

Comments are Disabled

Diabetes, News

Infographic – The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes
In our search for Diabetes guest bloggers we came across this question, “What’s the Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes?” quite often. The answer has definitely been covered but not in a cheat sheet friendly version. Embed this infographic on your blog by copying and pasting this code:… Read More
 

The Top 10 Annoying Things to Say to Someone That’s Just Been Diagnosed

By

May 12, 2011

Comments are Disabled

Lupus, News

Say you’ve just been diagnosed with some awful chronic disease. Now what? Tell everyone you know? Hide it and keep it a secret? Or do the old fake-friend scenario and tell people “I’ve got a *friend* who’s got this problem…” How do we communicate with the rest of the world… Read More
 

Embracing Skiing with My Rheumatoid Arthritis

By

May 10, 2011

Comments are Disabled

News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Embracing Skiing with My Rheumatoid Arthritis
What’s it like living with RA? I can tell you what it’s like for me . . .SO MUCH FUN!! I kid, I kid. It’s a bummer sometimes, but I try to keep things as lighthearted as possible. I might struggle with certain things and pain might keep me from… Read More
 
 
 

Submit form to get started


Recent Posts