Making resolutions and stressing ourselves to keep them may not help at all. Dr. Laurie shares a new approach for entering 2009.
A reader writes that she is in so much pain and is so tired, she feels wracked with guilt. Dr. Laurie explains why guilt has no place in an arthritic's life -- and how to cast it away.
As the weather turns colder, I can't help but feel sad. This happens every year, and I don't know what to do. -- Nikki in Naperville
Without realizing it, arthritis can lead us to hide behind a protective shield. Dr. Laurie illustrates how tearing down that barrier reveals our true beauty.
Seth is sidelined for the NYC marathon and ponders his place in the world (of running). Bagel-in-hand.
A response to my last column got me thinking: one of our members pointed out the inexpensive beauty of endorphins for feeling better.
In Sept. 2008, CreakyJoints produced a FREE event for RA patients and their loved ones, in which they learned tips for healthier living, asked rheumatologist Dr. Stephen Paget (of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery) any question on their minds, enjoyed a free meal, and met our own Seth and Dr. Laurie.
Last time I wrote about dating and arthritis. This week, I came across two different articles that address the next level of a relationship when you have arthritis -- sexuality and intimacy.