Day Thirty – Almost Done

Day Thirty – Almost Done

This challenge is almost over and as I reflect back over the month at what I have tried to accomplish, look at what things have happened over this last month, and the chaos that we are still having, it has hit me that I can’t fix this in 30 days. I may not be...
Day Three – Schedules and the Morning Rush

Day Three – Schedules and the Morning Rush

At the beginning of the schools year in August, I wrote out a schedule on my white board in the kitchen for the mornings and for after school. Well, that was shot all to heck almost immediately for various reasons. While at school, my children act completely different...
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...
My RA Diagnosis – How it affects my family

My RA Diagnosis – How it affects my family

My RA diagnosis is relatively new in comparison with a lot of people that I have encountered. For me, it has been a whirlwind of learning about the diagnosis, the medicines, and experiencing the pain and side effects of both the RA and the medicines. However, the...