the arthwritist

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You’ve read hundreds of them, listened to the gory details of your friends’ and watched them all on ‘One Born’ so another birth story won’t hurt, right? Cross your legs and breath deeply as I share MY birth story. SPOILER ALERT- it all ends well. The plan (should there even be one?!) was to go …

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Like most toxic relationships, I stayed in way longer than I should’ve. I ignored my gut instinct and began to make excuses for the way things were. ‘After this holiday, it’ll get better’. ‘New year, new start’, I’d convince myself. New year, a new excuse was the reality. In the beginning, it was a true …

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Dear Daughter, Tonight I was sad as we chatted in bed, You shared with me your fears for the future ahead. You’re excited, you said, and your heart’s full of love, But will I still embrace you, will you still be enough? It has always been me and you from day one, A bond unbroken; …

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My first diagnosis of arthritis really didnโ€™t worry me. Iโ€™d had some pains in my fingers but the steroid injection had soon stopped that and it was as if nothing was wrong. Looking back over those first few years I canโ€™t say I took it at all seriously. Major denial. I remember the doctor saying, …

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