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alotuse Little miss has been sharing my bed a lot lately.. I love it :D I'm still working through the withdrawals of Percocet. and she's the sweetest to be around. Also she's sick. Like usual. #rheum #invisibleillness #autoimmune 16h
  •   __gie I don't like that yall are sick but snuggles are always nice 15h
  •   edila19 It looks almost like s beautiful painting.. Feel better soon lovelies 15h
  •   alotuse @__gie yes Sunday snuggles ahh :) 15h
  •   alotuse @edila19 thanks so much :) 15h

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Normal Arthritis Natl Research Fdn
curearthritis #Repost from @fitaimee_ra --- Chase your goals-you will not be disappointed!
Have a great day! #CureArthritis #spoonie #rheum #running #ra http://CureArthritis.org/Racing-For-A-Cure/
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misslaughsalot Ladies & gents! I'm able wear & walk in these heels without pain! And the last 4 years I thought I never would again! #rheum #rheumatoidarthritis #heels #arthritis #hope #chronic #babe #feelinglikealady 2d
  •   arthritiskenz This is so awesome!!!!2d
  •   juvey_chick Well done!! 2d
  •   _canbheather I'm loving this post & you know why! Maybe someday I'll be able to as well!! 1d
  •   misslaughsalot It's unreal! @arthritiskenz @juvey_chick @_canbheather And Heather, I remember!! Maybe it's time to switch meds? Remicade has been my Angel so far :) I will look for red heels I can wear, as that's the ultimate victory! :)) 10h
  •   _canbheather Glad you remember! Lol! I thought so, but the Dr doesn't :/ So happy you can look for red shoes!! Glad you're doing well on Remicade :) 9h

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hopecourageinspiration Traveling Together
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We are like precious metal, our shapes sculpted by the furnace of affliction. Our suffering refines us, unites us; it brings our strengths and weaknesses to the surface. It humanizes us and binds us, revealing something about who we are.

As we connect with one another, we often become more aware of our mutual, yet unique, suffering. When we come together, it’s easy to focus on our strife, our trials, our pain. Our suffering is a common thread, a soulful piece of connectivity to one another’s journey.

And yet, our suffering is so unique, so deeply personal and private, that it may be hard to believe there’s much we can learn from our pain. We experience it so distinctively, often living in fear of it, for it has radically changed us. It has shaped us beyond the mold we recognize. It is in that realization that we can identify with one another. It is in that moment of commonality that we understand one another’s trepidation, fear and angst. It is in that moment where the touch of a hand shapes our world in a profoundly positive way.

Traveling together, we can witness one another strengthening as we work to make deliberate choices toward growth on our unique journeys. We see strength and hope in one another; we are inspired by one another. We find peace in one another’s embrace.

Understanding the “why” of suffering pales in comparison to understanding the “who” behind the suffering. The “why” matters for a time,  yes, but the “who” is the precious metal, sculpted and refined from the fires of life. The “who” is you, it’s the person you passed on the road this morning, it’s the woman you sat across from today. It’s all of us, walking our journeys as best we can, living, learning and embracing. And suddenly, despite our unique paths, we find ourselves walking alongside others with whom we share so much in common.

And we are no longer alone.
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peachypains New #blog post. What to expect before your first Remicade Infusion. PeachyPains.com 2d

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hurtblogger Rocking @kttape at my brother's wedding rehearsal tonight! Having a fabulous time seeing family and friends! Trying hard to keep Arthur (#arthritis) from inviting himself to the wedding tomorrow! Jaw is flaring after so much laughter tonight - worth it! #rheum #spoonie #spondylitis #sjogrens #rheumatoidarthritis #bursitis #chronicpain #dressedup #BroIsGettinMurried!! #rawarrior #kttape #kinesiotape 2d
  •   kbevan4 Love your dress! 2d
  •   mrsvizier Looking fabulous! 2d
  •   jennilynnbanet Beautiful! 2d
  •   liamortega Clay's getting married?! 2d
  •   somebodyhealme Great dress! 2d
  •   poshshe You look beautiful Britt! I hope your feeling ok today... 2d
  •   natalie_chavarria Ohhhh tell us how you do tomorrow. My daughter is getting married in April and I'm the wedding coordinator! I'm so worried about how I'm going to handle being on my feet for 2 days straight! Good luck dear2d
  •   ginarclark Va-va-voom! Rockin' the sparkles & the KT. Have even more fun. 1d

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hopecourageinspiration Choose to Live For, not Live Through
October 17
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What is it that you dream about?
What makes your soul smile?
What inspires you to jump out of bed in the morning with the excitement of a child?
What sets your heart ablaze?
Do more of *that*. Claim your deepest desire and fulfill the highest aspirations you have for yourself. You are free to do what you really want, if you really want it. Time, money and circumstance aren’t standing in your way, no matter what you tell yourself. What are you waiting for?

Buck expectation and don’t let the world box you in. Nobody defines you, but *you*. Don’t make excuses and kick the victim to the curb. Resist the temptation to quietly leave your purpose unfulfilled, and refuse the society's judgment when it comes to your passion.

You are so much stronger than you believe; you are far more courageous than what you can comprehend. Stop selling yourself short. Your purpose is yours to craft, yours to nurture, yours to decide.

Your own convictions are at stake. What do you stand for? Don’t let your lack of choice *be* your choice.

Choose imagination over procrastination, action over stagnation and will over won’t. Every moment of your life has prepared you for this. Choose to live for, not live through. Don’t bide the time you’ve been gifted, live it! Fully and truly and uniquely live it!

This jump is yours to make, yours to choose. You, my courageous friend, have nothing to lose.

What are you waiting for?
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alotuse Seven years of using prescribed narcotics.... when will my legs start working lol
#fibromyalgia #rheum #Percocet #opioids #pain
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patwaa Fint styckat lamm som nu måste vakuumpackas! #rheum #heltlamm 4d

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brownnsheep My daughters 1st of 3 Dr appointments today. Word of the day, "specialist". And she stole my socks. #rheum #spoonie #jia #ra #facearthritis #curearthritis #kidsgetarthritistoo #arthritissucks. #invisabledisease #socks 4d

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_staceyh_ I guess the universe is handing out #spoons today. I'm in the den going through boxes, I move one and there is a random spoon. #thespoontheory #butyoudontlooksick #rheum #rheumfamily 4d

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