So sorry about that. But guess what? I haven’t been blogging because my life turned upside down, in a good way. Cue the drumroll………….Xeljanz is working!!! It’s been almost 6 months since I starting taking this brand spanking new biologic, and in the 3.5 years since my diagnosis, nothing has worked better! Here’s where I … Continue reading »
When I first discovered my gluten intolerance, I stayed away from baking completely. When I first dipped my toes in, it was with a very pricey Ad Hoc gluten-free brownie mix I found at Williams-Sonoma. I adore Thomas Keller, so I trusted what I was buying, and as expected, the end result was phenomenal! Of … Continue reading »
Just thought I’d share the excitement. Drumroll please… I started taking it on Friday. It’s too early to tell if Xeljanz is going to work for me, but since I’m not covered in hives yet, so far, so good.
When you are diagnosed with a chronic disease like Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), you quickly learn that your life is destined to include medicine. For many of us, lots of medicine. Back in 2010, I bought a “days of the week” pill sorter, and I’ve adapted to the weekly ritual of filling it, counting and … Continue reading »
Whatever your views, whatever your reasons, and whatever the wait at your local polling place, today’s the day to VOTE!!! Get informed on your state and local candidates, plus those all important ballot initiatives. I did lots of research on those, as FL had twelve constitutional amendments on the ballot! Then, exercise your right in this … Continue reading »
Thanks for indulging my six weeks off. It’s kind of hard to focus on the blog when… Almost two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to marry my partner, my soul mate, and the love of my life, Lora, in a perfect rooftop ceremony in New York City!!! :) I’ll write a few posts about travel, … Continue reading »
In support of Invisible Illness Week, I answered their “30 things” meme, to raise awareness. Hopefully, it answers questions some of you have about my journey with chronic illness — especially since I’ve been too sick to do much writing on my RA autobiography lately. I’d love to hear your thoughts, and if you (or … Continue reading »