Calling all Chicago folks affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis! Innovations Consulting Group is holding a FREE series of workshops for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis this Thursday, 6/14 at the InterContinental Chicago Hotel located on Michigan Avenue from 6PM-8PM.
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Join the Arthritis Foundation Associate Leadership Council for their annual Shindig event at Rockit Bar & Grill on Friday, September 9, 2011. Who: Arthritis Foundation Supporters, the Heartland Region Leadership Council, Associate Leadership Council and all of their awesome friends and family What: The Annual Shindig Event Fundraiser Proceeds Support the Arthritis Foundation’s Programs for … Continue reading Arthritis Foundation Summer Shindig at Rockit Bar & Grill in Chicago on Friday, September 9
Hey all - The summer always seems to get away from me. I cannot believe it's already August 1st. Where does the time go? It's been a while since I've written, so I wanted to post a quick note to give you some updates on a few things. KStew Vents about RA finally has a home on facebook! … Continue reading Kstew Vents about RA
Dear Brian Urlacher, The Chicagoland Associate Board of the Arthritis Foundation is hosting our annual event at Rockit Bar & Grill Chicago on September 9, 2011. We are hoping you will join us that evening to create awareness for the #1 form of disability in America. If you attend our party, I promise you will have … Continue reading Chicagoland Arthritis Foundation BASH at Rockit Bar & Grill on September 9, 2011… with your’s truly and hopefully another special guest
According to the Mayo clinic definition, Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder which “occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body’s tissues. In addition to causing joint problems, rheumatoid arthritis can also affect your whole body with fevers and fatigue”.
This blog is the first of a series on what it’s like to be diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of those infamous invisible diseases…if you’re lucky. If you’re lucky, the doctors diagnose you in a timely manor so physical aspects of the disease don’t begin to mutilate your body. If you’re not lucky, your fingers and toes begin to curl up and take on a new form which you cannot control. It repulses you to look at your own joints and limbs. You want to crawl into bed and cover your head without ever making a public appearance again. Unfortunately you can’t do this as you’re a single 23 year old girl with bills to pay.