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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