Summit- Day One

        Even though Monday was a “short” day in Washington D.C. and the 2014 Advocacy Summit, that didn’t mean that we didn’t get a lot accomplished! Registration was open beginning at 10 am, but programming didn’t start until 3, giving the 300 of us in attendance time to trickle in from all […]

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Virtual Summit

Today is the first day of the 2014 Arthritis Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. We are so excited to be here, and are looking forward to re-connecting with friends that we have met on our JA journey while making a difference for everyone in the US affected with Arthritis. Even if you can’t be here, […]

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Choice

Right now, its quiet. My boys are being typical teen agers, sleeping in every minute that they can while I am up rustling around getting things ready for our day. I choose to let them rest, since they will need all the strength they can get to push through the coming week. Today we are […]

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Why We Advocate

Today is the big day. We are off to Washington D.C.  We are leaving a few days early so that we can drive from our home in the Midwest to our nation’s capital. Yes- this will be a “fun” trip, we will stop and see a friend (or two) along the way, and try to […]

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Missing In Action

If you are a regular here, you may have wondered what the heck is going on. I’ve been missing in action lately. Two days turned to four, which then turned into a week. Before I knew it we were working on almost THREE weeks without a post. Life happens. Here’s what has been going on […]

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SpeedZone LA

When my family travels to California, it’s not usually for the fun or the sun. For the last 3 years we have been commuting every few months for clinic at UCLA, but that’s a whole other story. The back and forth trips have been mostly about “business” but a few times we have been able […]

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