http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSMtEtfxPbY This is a pretty inspirational video on a young Australian woman diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Not only does it prove that arthritis doesn't discriminate as she was young, fit and active when her symptoms began, but it also shows how a positive outlook and quick action can help make this chronic disease more tolerable.
Classic! Inspired by all of the "Sh!t people say" videos going around these days. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZnv-G8y7gk&feature=autoimmune Right on LymeeLiz. Thanks for the creativity.
As some of you know, I've sat on the Arthritis Foundation Leadership Council Board here in Chicago for a few years now. In that time, I've met a lot of really wonderful people who share a common passion... To spread awareness of and eventually find a cure for Arthritis; in all of its nasty forms. Speaking of … Continue reading I’m Co-authoring a Book… Please send me some extra Spoons
Hey friends, I just learned about a really cool community for people like us with autoimmune diseases along with other chronic illnesses like psoriatic arthritis, ADHD, CMT, Crohn's, Fibro, etc. It's called Ben's Friends. You can check out Ben's story in the video below and visit the site to get connected with others in the same boat.
If I randomly said the word "arthritis" to someone, they would most likely conjure up an image of a grandparent complaining about achy joints. I for one used to always think of grandma Petrillo from the Golden Girls and that awful, menthol, medicinal scent of joint creams like icy hot. Most people don't hear the word "arthritis" and think of a … Continue reading Juvenile Arthritis: Kids get Arthritis too
I don't know about you all, but as hard as I try to stay positive, I have my negative, lonely RA days too. When you wake up in sweltering pain knowing that it's going to be a difficult day before you even get out of bed in the morning, it's easy to feel down. On day's like … Continue reading The Faces of Rheumatoid Arthritis