Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior's Blog: Site Reactions, part 2 | Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior

Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior’s Blog: Site Reactions, part 2

Thank you, RA Warrior readers

RA warrior blog lantana Thank you for the many inspiring comments and emails. These last two weeks have been like a whirlwind. One day, I decided I just couldn’t wait any longer. I still do not have all my ducks in a row, but here we are anyway.
I have been working on my cool new RA website for a few months, whenever I get time. And I am closer than ever to getting that online and this blog will be a big part of it. Thanks to you who are getting on board from the very beginning.
There have been a few questions about how to best participate here on the blog. Here are some ways you can help:

Click on “comment” below a story. Write inside the comment box. Write as much as you like. Click “post comment.” I will reply as soon as I am able to do so.

This is just a way to make it easier for you to remember to read the blog every day. It’s like a newspaper subscription – only free. There are a few ways you can subscribe to Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior: Just click on the big orange and red “Subscribe” link at the side of the page. You’ll open a window to subscribe via RSS (that’s Really Simple Syndication) or Email. Just click to see your options.  You can choose a favorite reader or follow the Email option prompts. Then, a little permission window from your own computer will ask you to confirm / allow.

Link to the blog
If your site has linked to this blog, please be sure that the link is updated to match the url address of this website: https://www.rawarrior.com since lots of  links are still pointing to the old Blogger blog address. Is your own blog  a “do follow” blog? RA Warrior is a “do follow” blog for several reasons and I wish all websites / blogs were. Here’ s a post by a friend ChingYa which explains more about  “do follow.”  Here’s a blog post by Misc Bytes to tell you how to become a “do follow” blog too.

Share the blog with others
There are options at the end of each post which you can use to refer others to this post. These allow you to easily post this blog entry to Facebook, Twitter or Stumble, helping others to find the great content here.  If you choose “email” you can email a link to Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior to friends.  That is just to help more people find this RA blog.

My Bee Sting

Finally, yes, I did my shots yesterday and the other kind of site reaction continues also. I appreciate your concern and prayers as I try to unsubscribe to my bee sting. ;D (After about 6 months on Enbrel, it was discontinued. You can read more about that on this blog post.)
This post was updated 11/7/09.

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Kelly O'Neill

Kelly O'Neill (formerly Kelly Young) has worked about 12 years as an advocate helping patients to be better informed and have a greater voice in their healthcare. She is the author of the best-selling book Rheumatoid Arthritis Unmasked: 10 Dangers of Rheumatoid Disease. Kelly received national acknowledgement with the 2011 WebMD Health Hero award. She is the president of the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation. Through her writing and speaking, she builds a more accurate awareness of rheumatoid disease (RD) aka rheumatoid arthritis (RA) geared toward the public and medical community; creates ways to empower patients to advocate for improved diagnosis and treatment; and brings recognition and visibility to the RA patient journey. In addition to RA Warrior, she writes periodically for newsletters, magazines, and websites. There are over 60,000 connections of her highly interactive Facebook page. You can also connect with Kelly on Twitter or YouTube, or LinkedIn. She created the hashtag: #rheum. Kelly is a mother of five, longtime home-schooler, NASA enthusiast, and NFL fan. She has lived over fourteen years with unrelenting RD. See also https:/rawarrior.com/kelly-young-press/

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5 thoughts on “Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior’s Blog: Site Reactions, part 2

  • June 1, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Hi there! Just stopping in from the CJ board to say hi! 🙂

  • June 2, 2009 at 2:23 pm

    😀 Thanks for your encouragement.

  • November 7, 2009 at 9:49 am

    In case you did not notice this post was up the very first month of this RA blog. 😀 I have updated it today and re-posted with new points and links.

  • November 9, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Way to go, Kelly! So proud of you. You’ve done well so far and I can’t be more grateful to have a mention here too. So kind and sweet of you. 🙂 *hugs*

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