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Chocolate chocolate and more chocolate!

Well it would appear that all my previous blogs have been food based, so I thoug...

RA, mobility impairment and employment

Hi everyone, We all know that RA besides being painful can also be a disa...

Has anyone been taken off methatrexate because they were doing well on an anti-tnf?

Hello, after 9 weeks on enbrel and 15mg of MXT, I am doing very well, my consult...

What a morning!!!!!

Its a nice day so i thought i trip over to bedworth. Got my scooter out and off ...

Here we go again......Diclofenac!!

Once again the drug most of us rely on is in the news. Diclofenac, did anyon...

Weekend away

Hi back from weekend away at the Gower,. Set of Friday after Drs appointment.. ...

Public transport: sometimes Hell!

I'm fortunate enough to have a travel pass, which covers the whole of the Mersey...

R.A. - Work & all the hoops employers make us jump thru!

Hi, I have to share my todays work experience. I told my manager the date of ...

Has anyone else had storage issues with injections in fridge

Have to store three months injections of cimzia in fridge.The packets are very l...

Could you spare 2 mins and help me create a new NRAS Group?

Hello All, Time for a big ask, could you spare me 2-3 mins of your time a...

Tired of being tired!

Really fed up today, so down in the dumps! Waiting on my biologic drug treatment...

Meds risks

Hi I've just got home from work and sat reading the paper. I turn to the health...

Whats wrong with me? not a thing now apparently!

Hello All, I have been having some trouble with my right wrist and as previou...

Silly o'clock in the morning

Well people here i am sitting at my laptop wide awake and i can't tell you why. ...

Tomorrow is the day!!

Tomorrow I shall be going into the day case unit at my local hospital to have my...

Lazy husband who just goes along with the ride instead of looking up the wifes RA disease and finding things out for himself?

Methotrexate and how does it work for?

I have been on methatrexate for 3 1/2 years and it appears that it is losing its...

Follow up to initial hospital appointment

Had a good meeting with the Rheumatologist at hospital on Tuesday - although onl...

Painful Knees

Diagnosed 3 years the last few months knees extremely painful. waiting for knee...

Pain in shins - is it related to RA or fibromalgia?

Have had RA for 8 years and fibromyalgia for 6 years. Take Enbrel and hydroxicl...

Effect of RA on heart and lungs ;part 2

Initial xrays have shown thickening of lining of lungs and enlarged heart. Anyon...

at last the appointment date

Hi all So pleased to get a letter this morning and they have moved my rheumy ap...

Joint aches and weather changes

Hi, friends! As a person with RA I often experience joint aches during weathe...

September Madness!

Hi All Wow! September has been busy on a business and personal level! On the ...

What a week!!!!

Well where do i start,probaly last friday. We took my george to manchester airpo...

How many pills a day?

well lol supper tonight as in every night 10 pills of many different colours and...

just a quickie

Im having all my stuff remotely stored (Virgin media on line storage), computer ...

1 Year on and still smiling!

Tomorrow marks the 1st anniversary of my RA diagnosis, and to be honest I am sti...

Itchy arms ? Any ideas ?

Just wondering if anyone else experiences itchy arms (mostly at the top of the a...

Can you safefy have a steroid injection before surgery? ie. my wrist is giving me woe, and I want to get it injected asap.

Surgery is not for a few weeks & I just think I heard you have leave a certain t...