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Methotrexate dose varying

Late last year, I visited the Professor and gave her my list of how I was, she w...

My Living Rheum :)

How do I write a 23 year history in a blogl! Hmm ... that is a difficult one! Ea...

Hello there!! Introduction to me, my very first blog.

Hi my name is Julie, this is my first blog. I am not brill at spelling as you ar...

Lappie returns

No it's not a misspelling for Lassie. It is lappie the lap top. It had to go a...

Quick question...

Saw my Rheumy this week and she's suggested an increase in mtx to try to prevent...

I’ve got to learn how to say no!

Many of you will be aware that it is NRAS’ 10th birthday this year and that we h...

Good for the sole.....

Up until about a month ago I possesed 110 pairs of shoes (post spring clean its ...

In Septemeber I'll be a free woman, well between 9am and 3pm anyway....what will I do with all my spare time? Go back to work...?

This is a question I get asked a fair bit these days. As the months go by and my...

Mri s etc.

Hi, Did anyone know that an MRI on your wrist takes 35 minutes (the small bone ...

The early morning train

This morning the train was early. It was about 4am I woke.. lay there. throa...

Glass Half Full

I am not Pollyanna Sunshine. Not at ALL. If you know me, you know that I am irre...

Crossing the Line

Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Week One, Day One. Today I took m...

Friday Night Bliss!

I Thought I would just share the fact that I had a good day, I think it is becau...

Hippy shake

I had both hips replaced at 26,6 months apart. At nearly 2,and 1and a half, thes...

Kitchen Gadgets

I was wondering if anyone had any kitchen gadgets they use that they could pass ...

Easter is Approaching!

My last blog was in November, and I remember wishing you all, albeit an early, b...

Pain in the rain!

Another wet day in the Emerald Isle, another trudge to work, mouse wrist aching...

I thought I was too young to get arthritis in my 30's...

Before being diagnosed with RA I knew very little about the disease. Actually if...

We need your help to identify changes in your rheumatology service

Hi, I'm Ailsa, CEO of NRAS, and I have just come back from the Royal College of...

Fresh as a daisy

You’ve probably noticed that your site looks a bit different. We’ve been working...

What day is it?

I was just about to depart for the chicken house and the last thing I do is take...

Brave? I wish!

After the horrendous weekend I've had a visit to my GP cheered me up. I think. ...

A Flare Up

A Flare Up – would that be similar to a fry up? No, it just feels like it! Eac...

I am the one and only

I like Chesney Hawkes about as much as I like having my teeth removed by squirre...

some good news ...

I got my Blue Badge on Thursday. After six months, one appeal, a telephone call...

Normal

I had a moment this morning. A moment of pure, peaceful perfection. After month...

Where do these people get off?

I was having a bad day today, jittery joints and a bent up back. I had arranged ...

Who am I?

In September 2010 I had no choice but to retire from my job in Sheltered Housing...

Time really does fly!

February seems to be a month for taking stock. Many people will break their new ...

Gosh, I’m shattered, I am completely done in.

Over the last few months my youngest has been plagued by illness. He just gets o...