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SINGLE WITH RA by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Dear anyone who reads this, I wish I was on my computer rather than my dang phone so I could link to the wonderful reader comment of Leslie. She reminded me that havi ... Read on »
RUNNING by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I feel like I want to run far, far away. I want to escape my skin, my body, this town. I wanted Jax to come back so badly. Jax probably isn’t coming back. Jax will pr ... Read on »
RA AND DATING by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Welcome to the new design for TypeAwithRA site. ——————————————— Are you single with RA or CP (chronic pancreatitis)? Have you ever been single with your disease r ... Read on »
ENBREL BREAKDOWN by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Do you lile the new design? I think I do. Feel free to comment. ———————————————————— How long have you ever accidentally taken a break from Enbrel (or other type ... Read on »
RA-I’M ASLEEP by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Do you like the new design? Tell me your thoughts. Today marks about two weeks since I haven’t been on Enbrel. Man, oh man can I tell!! I woke up in the middle of th ... Read on »
Cost of Health by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I received this great question this week: I was wondering how you deal with health insurance being self employed and all. I finish with grad school soon, and I am a ... Read on »
Finding the Spot Of Grace by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Ive received some truly wonderful comments these past few days and I must tell you how deeply grateful I am for them.  They boost my sense of community and that life is ... Read on »
Losing and Gaining after Prednisone by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis BTW I need to start looking in to cost cutting measures for the Enbrel. I haven’t started looking so if you have any leads please do share. Ahhhhhh, life after predni ... Read on »
The Zen of RA by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I’ve been thinking about how I don’t doubt myself in any other areas beyond deeply personal and health/appearance. I’m very confident about my work, my goals, my life pa ... Read on »
The Real Zen of RA by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis After writing about meditation and the ups and downs of yoga I realized I didn’t finish a thought I had put out there. I’m trying to find and create a better balance in ... Read on »
Freedom From Everything by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I’m giving a presentation ( 3 presentations in one week actually) about my work to a large group of teens at the top of April. I’ve done presentations for teens many ti ... Read on »
Weight Determines How You’re Treated by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis First, let me get this basic life update out of the way:  STEPPING BACKWARDS… I made a HUGE mistake and took the new doctor’s advice.  He asked me to call him once I’ve ... Read on »
Sweet Thing by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis As you know I’ve been battling with the massive weight I gained while on Prednisone. (40 pounds!) I’ve been on the weight watchers diet and also been really watching ho ... Read on »
RA Has Me Down, Down, Down by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I feel like I am struggling in a very large way just to stay on this planet. I feel very far away from being truly alive - perhaps at a picnic or giggling and laughing. ... Read on »
Death, Love, and Living by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis ON NEEDING A LOVER NOT A CARETAKER: I’m very happy that Jax has gone out to the movies. Normally he would’ve stayed in with me and I would’ve felt so bad that I had limi ... Read on »
Articles on SSA/Disability Benefits by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis SSA or SSI Benefits from the gov… can I apply…just curious.. wouldn’t you be if you have a chronic disease?  Otherwise known as bennies, here are some links I found as I ... Read on »
Officially off Prednisone!! by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I am now officially 5 days off of prednisone.  This evil beast.  Look up prednisone in google images and you’ll see loads of people looking like I do.  I’m not alone.  b ... Read on »
to meditate or not to… by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis As you might have guessed I am a type A personality.. opinionated and sometimes crass… but i do have a softer side: This spiritual journey. I’ve been reading about a w ... Read on »
raining inside by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It’s raining…pouring outside. I’ve got an umbrella stuffed down my jacket so I can type on my phone & stay dry. I’ve got a case of deep depression right now. My meds ... Read on »
Big Deal by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Quick note - I’m really ill right now. Not sure what triggered it. Been in bed for days. Jax is being so supportive right now! I’m so swollen and miserable from the ... Read on »