“I didn’t trust my body. I was a single mother with a progressive chronic illness. There was no way I could take care of my health, my child, and a newborn on my own while trying to get by on what little assistance disability pays.”
From spoonie to painsomina to brain fog, find out common terms used by those living with arthritis and chronic illness.
Learn about the research updates and medical news for rheumatic diseases from the European Congress of Rheumatology 2022 — and hear from one patient advocate about why this matters for our community.
It’s important to put any feelings of guilt into perspective when you’re a parent living with a chronic condition.
The most common question I get is what drugs am I on to treat my #RheumatoidArthritis so I created this post in hopes to better explain the treatment journey for RA.
For patient advocate Eileen Davidson, a shortage of family physicians in BC is adding to the mental and physical toll of living with chronic illnesses.
The greatest gift you can give a mom with arthritis is love, understanding, support, and rest — and here are a few more gift ideas to share with your loved ones.
Raising awareness, connecting with peers, promoting research, staying motivated, and setting boundaries are just a few of the many reasons why patient advocate Eileen Davidson shares her health struggles and wins on social media.
Patient advocate Eileen Davidson takes an honest look at her seven-year RA journey and shares the mistakes she made shortly after being diagnosed, along with tips on how to adapt and advocate early on.
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