Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The RA Pregnancy Chronicles: Balancing Acts & Difficult Decisions

The RA Pregnancy Chronicles is a series of posts that share my experiences being pregnant while living with RA. This post was written during Week 30 of my second pregnancy. 

Life with RA can be a near constant balancing act. You balance the benefits of medications against the potential risks. You must balance exercise & continued movement against pain and fatigue. You even have to balance your desires & dreams against your realities & capabilities.

Delicious Flavors – With Natural Anti-Inflammatory Benefits!

While changing your diet does seem to work for some & is worth a try, there is no scientific evidence that any particular diet will help control your RA. There is, however, a fair amount of evidence concerning the natural anti-inflammatory properties of many herbs & spices.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Social Security Disability Benefits

Have you applied for Social Security disability benefits because of your RA? What was your experience like? I provide an overview of the program.