#TalkOverRA -The Mission is to Achieve Remission, But What is Remission?

#TalkOverRA encourages Canadians living with Rheumatoid Arthritis to have more meaningful conversations with their health care providers to discuss resources, new treatment targets, and their own personal goals that can support better quality of life for Canadians living with RA.

How I Explain Chronic Fatigue to Those Who Don’t Have It – Creaky Joints

Fatigue isn’t just being tired. It robs us of our ability to think clearly and of our motivation. Your body feels like it’s powering off like a dying battery.

I Was Scared of Strength Training Because of My Rheumatoid Arthritis. Here’s How I Got Over It – Creaky Joints

With proper guidance, strength training has become one of Eileen Davidson’s favorite tools for managing a painful battle with rheumatoid arthritis. This is how it became a critical part of her exercise routine and overall treatment plan.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and My Period

The most painful time of the month, living with rheumatoid arthritis and getting my period. It’s clear to me that my immune system is temporarily more active as my hormone levels change during my period.   What the Arthritis Foundation says about Rheumatoid Arthritis and Menstrual Cycles. Question: Can my menstrual cycle affect my PsA? Continue reading “Rheumatoid Arthritis and My Period”

What I Discovered after using a Fitbit to Track my Rheumatoid Arthritis

In 2019 I took part in a a health tracking and physical activity study with Arthritis Research Canada. This is what I discovered participating.

Brain Fog: Why Don’t We Talk More About This Frustrating Symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis? – Creaky Joints

I personally find that this brain fog can be one of the most difficult — and sometimes embarrassing — parts of living with rheumatoid arthritis. Read more on Creaky Joints