New year, new blog style and URL! My blog is officially at http://www.allgrownupwithjra.com. I also have decided on a new style. In addition, my blog has been nominated to Healthline’s Best Health Blogs of 2015! To vote, click here or on the link below and in the “Contestants” search box, type “Grown,” this will… Continue reading Best Health Blogs of 2015 Contest
“Invitation to Self-identify: During Disability Employment Awareness Month, I hope you will take a few minutes to report if you have a disability.” This was the title and first introductory sentence of an email I recently received from my employer. I am not sure why it bothered me and provoked such a visceral reaction from me. The… Continue reading Disability Employee Awareness Month
I recently discovered that my local pharmacy had been giving me the pediatric dose of Enbrel for the past 6 months! Yup. You read that right. Since January I have been receiving half the amount of medicine that I was suppose to be taking. I only discovered this mistake because I recently switched insurances and… Continue reading Epic Pharmacy Fail
On Wednesday I went on 7 mile hike. It was a very flat and level hike with little elevation. It was also on well kept, wide trails with few roots or rocks to navigate over. No problem! I thought. Hiking 7 miles in the woods is something I do not decide to do frequently and… Continue reading The Stages of Hiking with JRA
I recently booked a weekend away in October for my one year wedding anniversary! It’s a strange feeling where it seems like just yesterday I was walking down that aisle, but at the same time it feels like we have been married for ages already. This milestone has caused me to reflect on how fortunate… Continue reading "So I have JRA…"