RA Blogs

While searching for RA blogs to compile this list, I came across far more than I’d ever known of.  If you would like your RA blog added to the list, drop me a line.

Adventures of La Coja
All Flared Up: An Arthritis Blog
Arthritis Mom
Artistically Surviving
Attitude of Gratitude
Autoimmune Disease Portrait Project
Bionic Lady
Bob’s Blog – Hopefully a Respite From Pain
Bloom Where You Are Planted
Brass and Ivory
Brilliant Mind Broken Body
Carla’s Corner
Comic Life, Indeed
Confessions of a RA Superb*tch
Devoted2Distraction
Dual Sport Life
Ferhaan’s Blog
Feeling Swell:  My Life With RA
Figment Of Fitness
From This Point.Forward
Frozen Woman: Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Gentle Hugs Cafe
Getting Closer to Myself
Gift of RA
Here Comes the Flood
Hope Floats
I am a Triathlete With Rheumatoid Arthritis – I refuse to be a victim
Into The Sea Of Waking Dreams…
Invisible Life
Jen’s RA Journey
JOINTogether
Karen and Arthritis
KStew Vents About RA
kittenbear
Lady in Pred
Learning to Live
Letters From the Breach
Life and Adventures of Cateepoo
Life in the Autoimmune Lane
Life Keeps Rolling…Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Life With the Peanut & Bub
Living Life As I See Fit
Living Life With RA
Living With Rheumatoid Arthtitis
LivingRheum
Making Lemonade…
Me and my RA from the beginning
Misfits Mayhem
Miss Dazey’s Notes
Muscles and RA
My Life And New Fight With RA
My RAD Life
New Knees For Lisa
Not Standing Still’s Disease
Pens and Needles
Pollyanna Penguin’s RA Blog
Project Jennifer
Put Your Right Foot In
Radioactive Girl
RA God’s Way
RA is Wild
RA (maybe) Mamma
RA:  Ready for Action
RA Sucks… But Life Still Rocks
Raw Sierra
Remicade Dream
Rheu’momtoid
Rheum for Wellness
RheumaBlog
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Me
Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy
Rheumatoid Arthritis Support
Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior
Rheumatoid Blogwritis
Rheumatoid Twenty Something
Seated View
Sherlock’s Stuff
Single Gal’s Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sore Joints and Soaring Dreams
Sticks & Stones
Story Of A Princess
Struck at 21 with RA; Coping With It
Synovial Syntax

There’s Always Rheum for Improvement
This Luscious RA
Thousand Teeth
Thrive with RA
Truth About JRA
Type A With RA
Upbeat About JRA
Ups and Downs of RA
Voiceless Wonder
Warren Family – Baileys Blog “The Little Hero!”
WendyBird
Wonky Warrior
Well, This Sucks
Young and the RA
∞ itis

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17 thoughts on “RA Blogs

    • There are sure to be other RA blogs that I don’t know about, but since it’s estimated that 1% of the world’s population has RA, I’d say that the disease is underrepresented in the blogosphere. Please keep writing!

  1. I have noticed RA blogs, but so much of what I saw was whingeing and complaining. So I decided to look for the gift in having RA – still working on it but it is a much more positive way than chronicling what hurts today. I have been doing mine for 2 years and I have found benefit for myself and I hope in some way to be of help to others. We are all in this together and it’s so good to know there are others out there who are looking to see it all in more positive ways.

  2. Hi, I would be very grateful if you could add my RA blog to your list. It is part of my website http://www.soulbooks.co.za and click on RA God’s Way.
    I live in Mtunzini on the North Coast of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa (about an hour and a half from Durban). Most of the RA blogs seem to be American and I thought that you might like to get to know someone from Africa! Many thanks x Libby

  3. I would like to have my blog added as well. The URL is http://www.giftofra.com. Thank You for wanting to help all of those who need and want to know about RA to access the blogs out there and also the new ones coming out. Each of us has our own story and our own take on dealing with RA; writing about it helps us see it more clearly and can be of use and help to others.

    • Your blog is already listed :) They’re more-or-less in alphabetical order.

      (edit to finish reply)
      Thank you for sharing your blog. You’re right. It helps us, as writers, to share our stories. It helps us, as patients, to hear the stories of others. Sometimes when something happens, I know how to handle it because someone else has already shared their journey for the benefit of us all.

  4. Well I dont really have an RA blog persae, but I do write about my RA on my blog. Okay, that sounded a little funny but I started a blog about a year ago and just recently found out I have RA. There is no way I have the time or energy to start ANOTHER blog but I have written about my struggles almost daily since finding out, which has been an agressive 2 weeks.

    Its really theraputic (and it has spell check which this comment space doesnt so dont get mad!) I keep reading about RA but I have all these different things going on like having a super red nose and being um… how to put this nicely…. bitchy. Am I bitchy because Im tired or is it the medicine? I dont know but hopefully my stories will help people have a better day. Im 27, not afraid to speak my mind and new to this whole RA thing so check me out at http://www.borntobeblonde.com :)

    • I’m so sorry to hear of your diagnosis. We want to go to the doctor and have him make everything better, not tell us we’ll be dealing with this until medical science finds a cure. :( I took a bit to browse your archives, and don’t see a meds list. If you’re on prednisone, that could definitely account for irritability. Best of luck!

  5. Writing about what is happening, how it feels, etc. has been a good way for me to express and clear a lot of negative emotions. I do it on my blog, but when I need to vent and really whinge as much as possible, I write it down in a journal that no one else sees. I find it makes such a difference, especially because when I was diagnosed in 1970, I didn’t know anyone else who had it. It would have been great to know someone who had had it for awhile who could help me understand it and know when something was fairly normal or to talk to the doc about it. How fortunate we are to have the internet now, there are so many ways to connect. Plus WarmSocks has compiled a list of blogs that is amazing and very helpful for all of us.

    One thing to remember, you have just been diagnosed and it is still in the getting to know and understanding it stage. Your body is fighting it so hard, there isn’t energy left for much else. I know that drag my ass tired, I have been going through it myself. Give yourself a break! Also, your husband is scared and doesn’t know what to do. He is probably really upset to see the woman he loves in such pain – men aren’t really taught caregiving. Sometimes the best thing to do is thank him for what he does for you and let him know that sometimes you just need a hug and kiss from him. Tell him how much it helps and means to you. My husband has gotten upset, irritated and angry these past 42 years about not being able to do things one day but doing well the next.

    Chin up, we are all rooting for you. We are here to support, encourage and sometimes give you a swift kick. That’s what friends do for each other.

    • wonderful words. We could all use the support and words of wisdom from someone who has been there and done that! I am still in the “getting to know” phase so this post really resonates with me. Thank you!

  6. Just started a blog. I have RA and I’m desperately trying to lose weight while being on more meds to list and steroids. I would love some support. it ihavemyhealth.blogspot.com. thanks!

  7. On the outside I looked normal, nobody seems to understand what it was like to be going through RA. It was through reading some of the blogs above which helps in making me feel better. I was inspired to provide some form of support to others through blogging, Appreciate if you could add me to the list, http://www.embracingra.com/. Thank you!

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