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An ARThritis Soirée: An Evening of Awareness and Gratitude

The cameras are set up in a room surrounded by large windows, filtering in what little daylight the gray clouds will allow. The last days of sunshine and blue skies have drowned in the rain that now pummels the ground with an angry windstorm. The anticipated outdoor shots of me have dwindled away in the … Continue reading

The Windows to the Body

William Shakespeare once said “the eyes are the windows to the soul”. I think about that saying as I head out for my annual eye appointment to screen for antimalarial toxicity. I’ve learned that not only are the eyes the window to the soul, but medical technology has shown the eyes can also be the … Continue reading

Packing up RA

I held my bag close to my body as I climbed up the portable passenger stairs to the plane. The aisles were just barely wide enough for one person. Outside I could hear the attendants say there was no room for roller suitcases and they would need to be checked. My bright blue duffel style … Continue reading