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The Evolution of a Solution: Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Two years, three doctors and eight medications ago, I was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis.  I had lived a healthy life for all of my 36 years, and suddenly I was unable to do everyday tasks like walk my dog, lift the grocery bags or even open a jar.  I was angry that I had rheumatoid arthritis, and

The Stairs

My favorite movie is “Rocky”, and I gasp every time I watch him run up the stairs of the Philadelphia Art Museum. Tears spring to my eyes when Rocky raises his hands over his head in victory. Running up those stairs is a defining moment in his life. I never thought getting up a flight of stairs would be a