Arthritis: A Personal View

Posted on April 3, 2018 by


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jakeRecently someone asked me what arthritis feels like and what it feels like when I go off my food plan.

I was diagnosed with arthritis a week after my 26th birthday.  I was limping everywhere, taking 8 ibuprofen a day and had just moved my family 600 miles.  I thought I had a simple foot problem and had been treated by 2 different podiatrists and 1 physiotherapist when an orthopedic surgeon referred me to a rheumatologist.

My definition of arthritis caught me by surprise because I actually found it while I was describing what it feels like when I go off my food plan- a hangover.  Also note that alcohol is a complex sugar.  Anyhow, a hangover for me was typically a slightly sour stomach, basic all around headache and my knees ached- a fiery ache right in the joint.  And why not?  I’ve had 3 knee surgeries after all.  But while describing this to a…

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