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Sheryl R. Patient Expert

Los Angeles, California
Hi. I?m Sheryl. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis when I was 25. I?m now 36. Last year or... Full Bio
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ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-24 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Behind in nearly everything: blogging, emails, exercise, getting rest, vacationing, cleaning, bills. Oy. # ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-21 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Two thumbs up for 500 Days of Summer. Not "way up", just up. # ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-17 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Softball at dusk on a warm summer night is the best way to end the day. Knee felt stronger than I thought it would. Yay! Success! # Heading out to play softball for the first ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-16 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Yay! Boyfriend got home and helped me remove my neoprene brace. Not an easy tastk! # I wish all retail ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-15 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis On the phone with Tivo customer service. They are very helpful and even … sweet, despite the fact that I am canceling my service. # Share/Save Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-14 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Getting my Omega 3s with a little Lox for lunch. # Monday. Blurg. # Share/Save Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-12 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis 3-hour Saturday afternoon naps are the best. Guess I was more rundown than I realized. Tomorrow I get caught up on errand-y weekend stuff. # Share/Save Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-11 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Survived an insanely busy week that involved doing new things at work, live music, a jalepeno margarita, and Bruno. Ich bin exhausted! # Share/Save Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-10 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I' m 20 minutes away from that margarita! # The work week is kicking my arse this week. Haven' t sent much time online. My reward is a Gillian Welch concert tonight + a margar ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-08 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I am spectacularly tired, yet I still have 1.5 hrs of the work day left. Solution: I need to make myself go to bed earlier. # Share/Save Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-07 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Chris Kirby has written a beautiful song about his struggle with arthritis: #spoonie Check it out here: http://ow.ly/gxHl # First thought I had when I woke up this morning bef ... Read on »
ArthritisFriend’s Twitter Updates for 2009-07-06 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I' m telling myself to go to bed. But my non-RA self is like, "No, let' s stay up and do pointless stuff on the Internet." # When I think about Monday after 3-day weekend, thi ... Read on »
Guitar Strings and Joint Pain: Musician Chris Kirby Changes His Style by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I became aware of Chris Kirby a few months ago while browsing iTunes by searching “arthritis.” Low and behold, I stumbled across Chris’ “Arthritis Song” from his album “Chris ... Read on »
Arthritis On A Summer Day by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis There are many ways to deal with chronic arthritis pain.  Today I choose to write about it in a very simple way, by composing a haiku. Yep, I said “haiku.” I blame the haiku i ... Read on »
Transformers, Shia LaBeouf, and My Rheumatoid Arthritis by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis What do these three seemingly unrelated things have in common? They were all in Westwood, California this afternoon. Shia LaBeouf (Megan Fox, if she’s more your style) was pre ... Read on »
Treat Your Gums Right and Your Arthritis Will Follow by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I ran across an interesting article about how gum disease might be linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis. A recent study concluded that when patients received treatment for their gum ... Read on »
Biologic Drug (Cimzia) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Has Been Approved By FDA by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Wanted to get this up before I head to work, so I’m re-posting part of an article that appears on ArthritisToday.com: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given it ... Read on »
Michael J. Fox: A Model Patient by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I recently watched an ABC special titled, Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist. I watched because I was intrigued after I read an article about how Fox (diagn ... Read on »
Michael J. Fox: A Model Patient by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I recently watched an ABC special titled, Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist. I watched because I was intrigued after I read an article about how Fox (diag ... Read on »
Bedtime Snack by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It’s 10:33 pm on Tuesday night and I’m about to have my bestime snack: Advil, Plaquenil, Sulfasalazine, Celexa and a peanut butter cookie. DEE-licious. G’night. [ ... Read on »