Category: Living RA

General topics for those living with rheumatoid arthritis

23/08/2020

Shoes for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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17/08/2020

Becoming an Autoimmune Nutritionist

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10/08/2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Groups

Supporting the Rheuma This week I had the pleasure of attending a YWASG meeting via Zoom. I had been looking forward to this YWASG (Young Womens Arthritis Support Group) meeting ever since I found out about them. At the end of the meeting I had said to the members of the group that ‘I had finally found my people!’ So I wanted to write an […]

01/08/2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue Symptoms

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26/07/2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis Brain Fog

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18/07/2020

How to Beat RA

Putting a Stop to the Rheuma One of the most common questions I get asked by those newly diagnosed is ‘How do I beat RA?’ or ‘ How to cure rheumatoid arthritis permanently?’ It’s a question often asked and usually asked out of desperation. This is a question that will get many a people kicked out of support groups for saying that they have cured […]

12/07/2020

Loving someone with Rheumatoid Arthritis

I Love a Rheuma There are so many topics to write about when it comes to living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. There are so many areas that I want to cover. I want to provide something unique to us as warriors living with RA. Doctors don’t understand what we’re going through. They don’t understand what it’s like to live with what we have, they only know […]

28/06/2020

What a Rheumatologist Does at First Visit

Rheumies From the conversations I have with the thousands of RA fighters that I have had the pleasure of coming across, I have gathered that many, if not all us would’ve done things differently during our first visit to the rheumatologist. If you have your first appointment coming up with a rheumatologist, I am going to go through what a rheumatologist does at first visit […]

18/06/2020

Effects of Chronic Pain on Mental Health

Crazy Rheumas If there is anything that my readers struggle with most, it is the effects of their chronic pain on their mental health. This is something that is unavoidable unfortunately when you have Rheumatoid Arthritis. This disease, as you all well know, is just debilitating on all fronts. Even those who have always seen the glass as half full and have the mental toughness […]

14/06/2020

Explaining Rheumatoid Arthritis to friends

Sharing Rheumas with friends Fellow rheumatoid arthritis sufferers often ask me to help them with explaining rheumatoid arthritis to friends. It is just as difficult, and sometimes more so, to explain RA to family. There are many women with RA who complain to me that their husband doesn t understand rheumatoid arthritis. They are not alone! Rheumatoid arthritis is an invisible illness so you often […]