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Innermost Thoughts

I wonder if I’ll ever feel a sense of improvement or just a day where I’m not going to bed or waking up in pain. Those are things that I definitely took for granted prior to becoming sick. I even assumed that medicine would help me. When it comes down to it, I truly feel… Continue reading Innermost Thoughts

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Enbrel–Week 4

So, here is my progress thus far. Took my 4th injection on Thursday. I have not felt ANY improvement whatsoever, which is pretty disheartening,especially when I read about people who feel an immediate difference in their bodies beginning with their first shot.  I am going to keep doing this. I know it can take up… Continue reading Enbrel–Week 4

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A Day In The Life-An RA Patient

What’s a day in the life of me like?  To show you a comparison, I will first explain what my general day was pre-sjogren’s and pre-rheumatoid arthritis.  I would wake up around 6:30 a.m. and leave around 8:30 a.m. to commute an hour to my full-time job as an assistant manager of a museum shop.… Continue reading A Day In The Life-An RA Patient

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Where Does It Hurt?

My personal journey and story is a long one, and in the near future, I will be brave enough to share it. In the meantime, I wanted to open up the floor to ask others in their battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis, what have your symptoms been? One day, I was getting ready to go to… Continue reading Where Does It Hurt?