Have you ever experienced any signs of depression or anxiety since being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis?read more
This will be a series of posts I share each month of my most favorite tried-and-true pain and inflammation relieving products. I am always testing out new items as well, so stay tuned for more issues to come.read more
5 Things You Should Know About People Who Receive Disability Benefits: A Reminder to Those Who Think I Am Rolling in Dough
The truth is that those of us who are chronically ill, not only fight a battle everyday many don’t understand but we also fight to receive emotional and most of all, financial support and help such as, disability benefits.read more
The best thing about Chicago for those living with chronic illness is the quality of medical professionals here. Especially in the integrative, alternative, functional and holistic medicine fields.read more
How easy is it to tell others about your rheumatoid arthritis or other type of arthritis you’re living with?read more
These are some detox tips you can use all year-round. With summer winding down and even more holidays approaching, take some time to rest, relax and treat your body well. Those of us taking medications for rheumatoid arthritis need to cleanse our bodies from the toxic stress overload frequently, to ensure our liver and other organs are happy!read more
Keeping it Real With Arthritis Stories
Whether you are living with rheumatoid arthritis or another type of arthritis, we all have a unique story that deserves to be voiced, heard and shared. Equally of importance, is showing an accurate depiction of those living with the disease and providing a real-life glance of who the person is– their interests, passions, hobbies, goals, career, likes, dislikes and so on, behind the veil of arthritis.
Not only can sharing our stories raise awareness but also illuminate our paths for us to see that we are not alone on this journey and have common experiences with one another.