Rheumatoid Arthritis Disability Makes Things Difficult

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Rheumatoid Arthritis disability postRheumatoid Arthritis makes certain things difficult. From what I can tell, the classic list is opening doorknobs, jars, or buttons.  I have found many more things to be difficult than that, so I thought I’d modernize the list a bit. Got any more ideas?

Rheumatoid Arthritis disability makes things hard.

No one thinks about…



  • Peeling a sticker
  • Closing Ziploc bags
  • Opening a Band-Aid
  • Using dental floss
  • Tucking in sheets
  • Killing a bug
  • Washing hands
  • Applying lotion
  • Remote control
  • Laptop on lap (hips / knees)
  • Walking to the bathroom in the middle of the night
  • Using clothes pin-type hangers
  • Putting socks on a child
  • Opening the refrigerator door

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This entry was posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 8:17 am and is filed under If you don't have RA, please read. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.


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