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Prompts For 2017 RABlog Week

 

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After receiving 48 responses we have our prompts for the 2017 RABlog week.  Because of comments I received during the prompt selection process I added two additional wildcard areas, so look through the entire list.  I am sure you will find some cool things to blog about. 

 

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To link your content select the link for each day, and a new page will open.  On the new page,  post the name of your blog in the name category  and the URL on the link page when it appears.  To read the posted content select the daily link and click one of the posted blog names on the page.

Note the blog link pages are being developed and will be added in the next few days.

 

    • Monday September 25, 2017

       

Mental Health – How do you manage to maintain your mental health while dealing with autoimmune disease? Discuss how dealing with RA every day makes you emotional. Do you hide your emotions?

 

  • Tuesday September 26, 2017

Tips and tricks – What are the ways you have learned to work around the physical difficulties and limitations of your autoimmune condition.

 

  • Wednesday September 27, 2017

     

Partners  – Where would we be without our partners? They are often not just partners but caregivers. Tell your partners story. And if you do not have a partner what will your ideal partner be like, or do you even want one?

 

  • Thursday September 28, 2017

Hobbies – Hobbies are healthy or maybe they are not? What is your hobby and how does it help you with your autoimmune conditions? If you do not have a hobby imagine a great hobby for a person dealing with RA.

 

  • Friday September 31, 2017

Great Blogs I have read this week – RABlog week is, at its heart, a way for bloggers to connect. Tell others about the great blogs you have read over the week. Perhaps you have found a gem from a blogger you did not know before or maybe one of your friends shared special insight. Give the high five in print to another blogger or two who participated in 2017 RABlog week.

 

A note about Wildcards.  These are provided in case one of the daily prompts does not resonate with you.  Maybe the prompt about hobbies is not up your alley.   Or perhaps you wanted to blog about one of the second place prompts and it did not make the main list.  No worries, switch off to a wildcard.  If something is really in your heart and you want to write about it, we have the everything else wildcard.   If you write about a wildcard prompt; be sure and post it to the appropriate wildcard link below. 

 

  • Wildcards

Overlap – Discuss the medical conditions that overlap and sometimes mask or make the symptoms of autoimmune conditions worse.

 

New doctors – Ideas for breaking in new doctors, how to begin the process of establishing viable collaborative patient/doctor relationships. What do you do in those days leading up to the new doctor visit?

 

Disasters As I write this added prompt hurricane Irma is bearing down on the east coast of the United States just as we are recovering from hurricane Harvey in the southern U.S.  No one could have anticipated the scope of these disasters when the prompts were assembled in early August.  So tell us your disaster stories.  Maybe you were caught in a natural disaster and needed to make quick arrangements for medical attention elsewhere, a family member is suffering because of a natural disaster, or maybe you have a humorous disaster story that is worth retelling.  Tell us you disaster story. 

 

Everything else- Is there something we missed in this year’s prompts?  This wildcard is your place to add it in.  Not everything made our list so be adventurous and take us in a new direction.  Sometimes the everything wildcard is the seed of a new prompt for next year so let your mind roam and see where it goes.  Maybe mindfulness is on your mind?  Or perhaps you have a funny story?  We are all ready to hear the scoop on what is on your mind that was missed elsewhere. 

 

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