How to Submit a Keeping It Real with Arthritis Story

Thank you for your interest fellow arthritis warrior!

Please follow the instructions below when submitting your story.

1. Question & Answers

Submit answers to the following questions. If you don’t feel comfortable answering something feel free to skip, but try your best to answer all the questions. Provide as little or as much detail as you want. If you want use an alias, a shortened version of your name or remain anonymous, that is fine. You will have access to what you submit and copyrights to all personal information you send such as the photographs and answers.

  • Name?
  • Location?
  • Diagnosis/Diagnoses?
  • Bio (Who are you? What do you do? Tell me about yourself)
  • Is there anything that helps you to rise above your condition? (Include anything that has worked for you. Examples: conventional medication, supplements, alternative treatments, diet, your faith, religion, healers, spirituality, exercise. Please also include any advice, tips or tricks you may have)
  • What does life look like at its best with your condition? (Describe what a good day looks like)
  • What challenges have you faced in regards to your specific situation?
  • They say our life experiences shape who we are. How has your condition molded you to the person you are today? How has it inspired you and what strengths have you gained from your health journey?
  • What is the one life motto or mantra that helps you to keep fighting/going on with your condition and why?
  • Do you have any social media links you would like me to share? If so, please include but not limited to; Blog/Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

2. Pictures

Provide a photograph or two of yourself to be placed alongside your story. If you rather stay anonymous, please state within the email that you will not provide a picture and I will provide one for you.

3. Submit

Answers and photograph (s) can be sent to RisingAboveRa [at] gmail [dot] com (Email is not case sensitive)