When I was diagnosed with RA, I realized I could not succeed where I was currently positioned and I took action. Not because of my condition, but because of the dynamics of who was in charge of my department.
Pain is a cruel master forcing me to think of relief in lieu of lovely things like planting lettuce or hiking or vacuuming. Yeah, rather vacuum the whole stinking house than deal with this - it's a bugger! Come on remedies - unite!!!
Repost of TED Talk with Daniel Levitin - listen closely about the decision on medication. Be prepared to talk to your doctor about any medication they recommend. https://embed.ted.com/talks/daniel_levitin_how_to_stay_calm_when_you_know_you_ll_be_stressed
When RA flare-ups hit, I feel sick. My brain, muscles, bones - even my skin falls ill. These days are hardest to get through. I push my body to the limit which doesn't take long at all, then I rest. I used to lament, now I surrender. This morning, I am off to my see … Continue reading Hot Flashes – An RA Story
Honestly - this is me on the mornings after our monthly Women of Faith and Friendship dinners. My friend Sherry and I cook and bake up a storm of food to feed about 15-20 ladies. We make enough for them to pack leftovers for spouse, lunch, or next evening’s meal. We throw ourselves fully into this … Continue reading Leaving It All on the Table: A Believer’s Story
Image: Setpoint Medical Read the lastest on biomedical treatment for RA. http://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/09/biotech-device-could-treat-rheumatoid-arthritis-without-side-effects
Put the parking brake on! Time to take assessment of this medical path!!
I will pray, and pray, and pray - and keep shooting medicine into my body.
How could he suggest I needed help? Was my physical condition so far gone we had to pay someone to care for our home? I had a choice.