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Hope Rheumatoid Arthritis

I am not my burden

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Steve Rosenfield joined fellow Rheumatoid Arthritis advocates at our Joint Decisions Empowerment Summit in ¬†Philadelphia almost two weeks ago.¬†Simply put, the What I Be Project by Steve Rosenfield is a “photo project which focuses on building security through insecurities”.¬†If you haven’t heard of this project before, do me a favor and click on the link- it’s an amazing idea.

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“I am not my burden”

My biggest insecurity? Asking for help. Accepting help. Feeling deserving of help. My diseases are a burden to myself and to everyone around me- family, friends, coworkers. They are a financial, emotional, physical drain.

My medications are so expensive, why should I feel that it’s ok to spend extra money on getting my hair done or buying lunch? I don’t deserve “treats” because I am a financial drain on my family. Continue reading

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