RheumaBlog

Same dragon, different day.

First: Thank you all for your comments on my last post! As hard as it was to see, I really wasn’t expecting any comments at all. Honestly, you guys are the best. Second: Yes, I fixed the black type problem, thanks to a kindly WordPress technician. I’d inadvertently imported some freak formatting when I copied …

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In a few hours I’m seeing my rheumatologist. The main topic we’ll discuss during this appointment: Humira, and how it’s working for me. My take: It’s not working. Since starting it three months ago, the symptoms of my rheumatoid disease have increased in severity. And I’ve basically been in one long, long flare that started …

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You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes …

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Breaking News: This year’s flu vaccine is basically useless. Here’s the scoop. Scientists weren’t able to identify this season’s most virulent strain until September, when it was too late to include it in the vaccine. So even if you’ve already had a flu shot to protect yourself, you can catch this flu. Still, the vaccine …

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Categories: RA