It seems to me that there is in each of us a capacity to comprehend the impressions and emotions which have been experienced by mankind from the beginning. Each individual has a subconcious memory of the green earth and murmuring waters, and blindness and deafness cannot rob him of this gift from past generations. This inherited capacity is a sort of sixth sense--a soul-sense which sees, hears, feels, all in one.

"The Story of My Life," by Helen Keller

The Inferno of Dante translated by Robert Pinsky; The Story of My Life by Helen Keller; Get a Grip: A Take-Charge Approach to Living with Arthritis by Amye Leong and Joe Layden; Out of Joint: A Private & Public Story of Arthritis by Mary Felstiner; Black Holes and Baby Universes by Stephen Hawking

Table of Contents:

Pain & Perspective

The Bathroom Battle



Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: My Experiences with JRA, Links for More Information

Fibromyalgia: My Experiences with Fibro, Links for More Information


Surgeries (newest first): Right Hip Replacement (minimally-invasive [anterior] approach), Left Wrist Replacement, Right Wrist Fusion and Hardware Removal, Tonsillectomy

Medications: DMARDs, NSAIDs, Biologics, Stomach/GI Medications, Pain-Killers

Disclaimer: I don't claim to be a medical professional of any sort. These pages are only about my personal experiences. Obviously, if you have any questions, you should ask your doctor.

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