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.
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
I forgot what it feels like to live a normal life and I may never experience it again. I have hope, however, with new developments in pharmaceuticals and biotech devices. I keep up with the latest trials and breakthroughs on the horizon. In the meantime, I do my best with the medicines I am currently … Continue reading Steady Progress: An RA Story
Some days offer a bucket half full, others 3/4 full, but rarely is it overflowing anymore.
Feelings of insecurity and worthlessness were sparked by guilt over my chronic disease.