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Let’s Get Real

Lately, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to bring about more awareness about Rheumatoid Arthritis. By awareness, I mean making people aware of the facts surrounding this disease and erasing some misconceptions. So today I want to present a little list of Myths vs. Facts. Myth: RA is what …

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Melanie’s Story (Brain Tumor)

Melanie's Story (Brain Tumor) LR

I was sick with headaches for about 6 months, and progressively got worse. I started having slurred speech, my legs going numb when I would walk, the left side of my face was numb, I would black out, and muscle spasms in my neck that were getting worse, and this …

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It’s Not Fair!

Today, I had quite a big “It’s not fair” moment. Throughout my illness and my treatment, I’ve managed to avoid most of these, but not today. What, exactly tipped me over the edge, I don’t know. I have heard of people coping fine throughout their treatment, and then afterwards reflecting …

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Vitamin D: The Vitamin That Could Save Your Life

It seems that vitamin and nutritional supplements have come under scrutiny lately as some studies have shown that certain vitamins when taken in supplemental form not only don’t work but may increase the risk of disease. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive vitamin supplement that seems to have a significant impact on …

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I Am A Spoonie! Are You?

Are YOU a spoonie? Come and find out! The great thing about "The Spoon Theory" is that it isn't solely designated for individuals living with lupus. It can also relate to just about any illness from fibromyalgia, to CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), and even cancer. It pertains to just about any "invisible illness".

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