The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. ~ C.C. Scott
Getting caught up on rest?
I remember in high school, the gym teacher said if you get behind on sleep, it is impossible to get caught up by sleeping extra another day. In one sense he was right, but in another he wasn’t…
Managed, but still managing…
Although my RA is well-managed now, it didn’t always used to be. By using the medications & exercising as I was able, I have come a long way. [Read more…]
Why share my struggles & triumphs online?
RA sufferers, as well as others with systemic, chronic pain and immune system disorders often suffer silently. They don’t really look sick, although inside, their joints may feel like they are on fire. They appear to be normal for their ages, but cannot do everything they used to.
Instead of compassion for the exhaustion however, many are called lazy.