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Lana B.

Ohio 44114
When contemplating about writing an “about me” section that would talk about my diagnoses and the effect that they have had on my life. Every time I start to type, I am not sure what it is that I want to say. I just know that what I have to say has to have a profound effect on those... Full Bio
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Thought for Day 13 of 2015: Treat Yourself   by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis With the New Year here, many of you have made resolutions to make lifestyle changes to help you to improve the way you look and feel.  Sometimes, our resolutions fal ... Read on »
Thought for Day 11 of 2015: Explore the World Around You by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis You can look at a flower garden and see flowers or you can take a look to see what is beyond that. A simple patch of flowers can have some fascinating creatures livi ... Read on »
Thought for Day 10 of 2015: Remove Toxic People from Your Life by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Some people can be toxic and they can suck the life out of you with their negativity, selfishness, complaints and co-dependency. While you need relationships, yo ... Read on »
Thought for Day 8 of 2015: Laugh More by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Laughter is a powerful remedy to stress, pain and conflict. Nothing helps your mind and body get into balance better than laughter. It can lighten your burden, give ... Read on »
Thought for Day 9 of 2015: Disconnect for the Weekend by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis We all have excuses for why we cannot put our electronic devices down but most of us won’t even try it unless we have to.  Try it for one day or a few hours over t ... Read on »
Thought for Day 7 of 2015: Sleep Better by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis If you want to feel more energized during the day, improve your mood and even lose weight, getting better quality sleep is the solution. Sleep is essential to good h ... Read on »
Thought for Day 6 of 2015:  Spend Time Alone by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Making alone time is a difficult task for most people. But when you are overworked and overwhelmed, it is crucial for managing stressing, being happy and making you ... Read on »
Thought for Day 4 of 2015: Find Balance by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Maintaining a healthy life balance is essential for happiness and well-being. Having balance allows people to focus their attention and energy on being productive an ... Read on »
Thought for Day 5 of 2015: Pay Attention to Your Health by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis We are so often told how important our health is and while we agree, we don’t really do much to prioritize our health. We know what things we need to do – eat health ... Read on »
Thought for Day 1 of 2015 by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Adversities are part of all of our lives. Whether you are trying to escape a bad situation or trying to make up for the past,  these things don’t have to dictate you ... Read on »
Thought for Day 3 of 2015: Choose To Not Sweat It by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Some people respond to life’s small setbacks with a shrug while others freak out. Over the years and with much needed help, I have learned to stop letting things aff ... Read on »
Thought for Day 2 of 2015: Apologize to Loved Ones by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Apologize to loved ones even when you think you right or feel you have done nothing or you are not sorry.  Remember the song by Elton John: “Sorry Seems to Be the Harde ... Read on »
Another New Year is Upon Us by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis As many of you may have noticed, I have not blogged here in a while and I haven’t done it that often in 2014. I can honestly say that 2014 has kept me busy. I have focu ... Read on »
Where Did 2014 Go? by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have not blogged here in quite some time.  Life has kept me busy as possible.  I am having a hard time figuring out where the year has gone. One day it was a January ... Read on »
No One Ever Tells You by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis No one ever points out the perfect life to you and tells you go out there and get it.  No one ever says it will easy be or hard or full of curves.  No one ever tel ... Read on »
I Miss My Old Normal              by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Up until recently, my RA and fibromyalgia had been well controlled.  I had been able to manage and live my life despite minor flare-ups.  However, the past few months h ... Read on »
It’s a Beautiful Day by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The sun is shining and the birds are chirping. Spring is officially here in Northeast Ohio. It took its time but we made it through a brutal winter. This morning, I awo ... Read on »
Wake-up Call by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis This past week has shown me how I need to learn to prioritize my health. I have been sick with the flu and I was sicker than I have been in a long time.  I have overest ... Read on »
What I Really Mean to Say by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Living with chronic illness and pain is something that isn’t easily understood by people who are not going through the same thing. Moreover, the effects of illnes ... Read on »
My Poor Neglected Blog by Lana B. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It is not like I have nothing to say. I always have something that needs saying. After all, I am me. I am type A and I have RA. My poor neglected blog. ... Read on »