Arthritis Discussions

Lana What do you wish people understood about arthritis? Often those of us get discouraged because others do not understand the complexities that we face living with arthritis. We…
By Lana Latest Activity June 10, 2013 at 6:20 pm Replies 155 Likes 37
Lizziebell60 Being able to add more than one gift at a time! It would be nice to have some cake or some Fruits on our gifts to add to our Friends, would…
By Lizziebell60 Latest Activity May 2, 2014 at 12:45 am Replies 304 Likes 34
tharr My Arthritis Connect Family I have been here at Arthritis Connect for over a year now. There has always been support and knowledge here…
By tharr Latest Activity October 3, 2013 at 2:39 pm Replies 257 Likes 33
tharr Giving In Is Not The Same As Giving Up When you live with arthritis, it doesn't matter if it is OA or RA, letting go of some of the…
By tharr Latest Activity January 26, 2016 at 10:07 am Replies 118 Likes 32
Drew Girl Uplifting Quotes I am a quote collector. Several years ago I purchased a leather bound journal and in it I collect quotes…
By Drew Girl Latest Activity June 10, 2013 at 7:06 pm Replies 229 Likes 29
Lana I am not lazy, I have arthritis Fogginess, fatigue, and pain are symptoms of arthritis conditions. All of these things force us to rest and to conserve…
By Lana Latest Activity September 15 at 6:33 pm Replies 36 Likes 29
sofado Pets as support! Do you have a pet that is helpful to you when you are down? I have a cat that seems…
By sofado Latest Activity November 20, 2013 at 10:27 pm Replies 60 Likes 27
Lana Tip of the Week #1: Keep a Positive Attitude Arthritis may limit some of the things you can do but it does not control your life. A positive attitude…
By Lana Latest Activity October 27, 2014 at 11:09 am Replies 31 Likes 27
tharr Pain Scale Pain is subjective, no one but you knows how you really feel. When a doctor asks you to rate your…
By tharr Latest Activity January 21, 2012 at 4:45 pm Replies 117 Likes 26
Dr Gary Unkind people and hurtful words. If people would just behave themselves… When was the last time you had your feelings hurt by the words or…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 7, 2013 at 8:22 pm Replies 119 Likes 25
marieanne A place 4 prayers... I just thought some might like a place to come to where u can say prayers for someone. I hope…
By marieanne Latest Activity March 12, 2013 at 7:05 am Replies 251 Likes 25
tharr How Do You Deal With Managing Pain We have all seen tips on how best to manage pain. They range from thinking positive thoughts, having a sense…
By tharr Latest Activity November 12, 2012 at 2:19 pm Replies 118 Likes 25
hobber Unfair disadvantage This post is only to make light of a difficult situation. By no means is it to ridicule anyone. We…
By hobber Latest Activity September 17, 2013 at 8:41 am Replies 38 Likes 25
Lana Just for fun: You Know You have Arthritis When… You carry scissors everywhere because opening bags just isn’t your thing! You know where every bench in a public area…
By Lana Latest Activity October 18, 2012 at 5:05 pm Replies 83 Likes 24
tharr Whats The Story Behind Your Screen Nmae I thought it would be interesting to share how we came up with our screen names. Some are simple, cute…
By tharr Latest Activity September 19, 2011 at 8:10 am Replies 129 Likes 23
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