Keeping It Real With Arthritis: 10 People Living Despite Rheumatoid Arthritis to Watch in 2020

Keeping It Real With Arthritis: 10 People Living Despite Rheumatoid Arthritis to Watch in 2020

These arthritis stories by a self-taught acrylic painter, an occupational therapist, a yoga instructor, and more will hopefully help you stay positive, inspired, empowered, and motivated to not let this disease define you. Pattie My name is Pattie and I have just...
Four Years Later: The Good, The Bad and The Not So Ugly of a Total Knee Replacement

Four Years Later: The Good, The Bad and The Not So Ugly of a Total Knee Replacement

  “How come you want to remember it?” “Why celebrate the anniversary of your surgery?” “Forget about it, don’t make it a big deal.” These are some of the things I have heard people tell me since my total knee replacement four years ago. Taking a moment to look at...
My New Attendee Experience at HealtheVoices 19

My New Attendee Experience at HealtheVoices 19

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the fifth year of #HealtheVoices19 in Dallas, Texas. I left back home to Chicago more inspired and empowered than ever, here are five reasons why.     But first, what is HealtheVoices exactly? I didn’t know what it was...
#MySymptoms Poem

#MySymptoms Poem

This week many of us arthritis warriors raised awareness for World Arthritis Day on October 12th by either sharing our stories, statistics, or wearing arthritis gear. I recently shared a poem on The Mighty giving a glimpse into the symptoms I experience while living...