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...
How the Live Yes! Arthritis Network is Helping Those in The Arthritis Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How the Live Yes! Arthritis Network is Helping Those in The Arthritis Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we enter a new month of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us living with arthritis or any other underlying condition already know the importance of staying home during this uncertain time in history. The world and our communities have experienced fear, stress and an...
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...
The Most Comfortable Gloves for Arthritic Hands During the Winter

The Most Comfortable Gloves for Arthritic Hands During the Winter

Did you know that rheumatoid arthritis commonly begins in the hands and wrists? Early symptoms can cause pain, discomfort and inflammation. These can be further aggravated by cold, wet and damp weather often seen in the winter months. Dressing in layers and being...