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Halloween Flashback

Halloween Flashback

My mom was cleaning out my old bedroom closet last week and all the stuff I had stored in there for years and years was suddenly deposited at my house. I have a box of trophies, horse show ribbons, old 45’s (blast from the past), other old albums, and then some...
Roller Skating Gave Me Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Roller Skating Gave Me Rheumatoid Arthritis?

I was sitting down talking with my daughter, who is 7, about my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) one afternoon. I was trying to explain to her how it makes me hurt and keeps me from doing things. I thought the conversation went well and she understood until one evening...

Breaking a Weight Loss Stall

After weight loss surgery, you get so used to the weight dropping off fast and steady. However, there are times when you step on the scale and it has not moved one little bit. You then step on the scale the next day and again, it hasn’t moved. This is the...
Prednisone

Prednisone

Prednisone is one of those drugs that provides us with relief if we are inflamed but also has some less than desirable side effects. I have taken prednisone for my asthma for years when I would get sick with bronchitis. That was usually a 60mg taper dose over 8 to 10...
Eat Many Small Meals

Eat Many Small Meals

When I began my weight loss journey, the nutritionist told me to only eat three meals a day. As I began to transition from liquids after surgery to foods, first I didn’t want to eat at all which was unusual for me. However, I found that in order to get all my...