Category Archives: Questions

Living with chronic disease is all about supportive relationships


Is RA worse than OA? I recently received an email from a husband who was concerned about his wife who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  He wondered if it was both to have both RA and osteoarthritis and which … Continue reading

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What do you do about misdiagnoses?


I recently received an email from someone who suspects they may have fibromyalgia but after visiting half a dozen doctors for the last three years, she is conflicted and wonders whether it may in fact be in her head. She … Continue reading

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Parenting and Chronic Pain


When I check the searches to my site, this one stands out: How Can I be a Good Mother When I Suffer from Chronic Pain? This is a question that I ask myself almost daily but I realize that I … Continue reading

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Arthritis in the Bedroom


Sex as a Taboo Topic When I asked to discuss this topic, I was a bit hesitant because I was not sure how the readers of this blog would respond. Moreover, I generally offer my personal experience when asked to … Continue reading

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Natural Healing- How can I minimize my symptoms – Part 4


In response to a question by a reader of this blog, I have in the last several days looked into natural methods of healing for those of us living with chronic illness. These approaches can be in conjunction with a … Continue reading

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Natural Healing- How can I minimize my symptoms – Part 3


In response to a question by a reader of this blog, I looked into natural methods of healing for those of us living with chronic illness. In particular, I incorporated that approach towards fibromyalgia but it can also apply to … Continue reading

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Natural Healing: What can I do to minimize my symptoms? Part 2


Yesterday, in response to a comment left by a reader of this blog, I started discussing natural methods of healing. Many of you have explored this route whether as a supplement to current medication regime, because you do not have … Continue reading

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