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 realizes that sometimes, you just need to imagine good health.
I really want a phone but my dad is refusing -- saying it's going to be expensive! What shall I do? -- Megan in Montana
My boyfriend and I moved in together a few months ago and things just aren't the way they were before. There is no conversation, no affection (although I try my hardest) and he just seems so uninterested. I need some advice on how to get back on track because we are losing each other. -- Sally in San Diego
My sister and I have been raging back and forth at each other over this year's presidential election. Does this mean we'll be fighting forever? -- Tommy in Tupelo
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.
My sister chews so loudly at the breakfast table, I feel like my head is going to explode. How do I make it stop? -- Nathan in Newark
My friend keeps bailing on me when we make plans together. I had to eat dinner alone -- again -- the other night because of this. What do I do? -- Sam in Salem
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.