‘Twas the week before Christmas, and for those who are ill,
Not much stirring was had, without relief from a pill.
Despite making great strides to take care,
Hopes for late nights with loved ones went up in thin air.
No rest comes at night while all snug in my bed,
Going to sleep has become something I dread.
With me in my sweatpants and my sweetheart in warm socks,
I endlessly toss and turn with both eyes fixed on my clocks.
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With the holiday season finally here, many of us have to deal with added stress. With presents to figure out and buy, crowded stores full of shoppers, social events to attend, traffic day and night, and bitter cold weather to battle, the end of the year can be a very hectic time. Add to these tasks all the regular, everyday responsibilities we face, and the stress can become too much to bear. That might mean a hot shower and a relaxing night at home for most of you, but for those like me, stress has a much more Continue reading “Holiday Tips For Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis” »