My Story of living with RA

How did your condition begin and progressed to where it is today? Share to Raise Awareness! I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was...

How My RA Affects Me

What's the most frustrating part of your Condition? Share to Show your Support! RA affects every part of your body, it changes the way you...

RA Does Not Define Me

What was the biggest challenge after being diagnosed? Show your Support by Sharing this Story! I was a female wildland firefighter. I spent summers in...

A Painful Life: Having Three Diseases

Hello everyone, my name is Sylvia. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome and back problems because of Arthritis. I already had a surgery on my back. I gave up drinking 17 years ago due to poor health. It’s the best thing I ever did for my sanity.

Handling Rheumatoid Arthritis at the Age of 15

I was 15 years old and just started practicing Volleyball for high school, twice a day in the summer and every morning my feet hurt a little more. I thought I was just out of shape since it was summer, and we were doing a lot of running and conditioning in practice.

RA will Not Change My Personality

0 Is there something you'd like your Family and Friends to understand about your Condition? What is that? Tell us in the Comments and Share the...

A Knee Replacement Surgery Fear

I have both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as Ulcerative Colitis and Asthma. Despite all of that at 63 I have a wonderfully full and busy life, But I do everything in pain.

Rheumatoid Arthritis – I’m Not Crazy or Lazy

In February of 2016, I underwent a surgery to remove a non-cancerous tumor growing in my abdomen. During the surgery, my large intestine was accidentally perforated, which resulted in 2 days of bacteria spilling out into my abdominal cavity. This is the event that my doctor believes triggered my Rheumatoid arthritis.

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