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!!!
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
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
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
Some days offer a bucket half full, others 3/4 full, but rarely is it overflowing anymore.
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.
How I found my expert advocate team - quite a journey!