Tag Archives: Inflammation

Never Give Up Working With Your Hands

“You look more youthful.” The words hit me with surprise. 

Here I was, gripping a beast of a camera, one on loan from a good friend. I wanted to cry with the pain its weight brought to my arthritic fingers and wrists. But instead, I beamed with happiness. A youthful sort of happiness, as my husband pointed out. Continue reading

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Rechecking some levels to see where I’m at with inflammation

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Last time my inflammation level was 9,120 pg/mL (The highest it should be in any person is 2,382 pg/mL). My poor arm doesn’t like getting poked, but being in gentle hands and knowing this is ultimately for my good are two reasons to endure the short-term pain brought on by needles.  Continue reading

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