Memes can get us by with some of life’s most difficult challenges, like chronic illness. Here is a collection of some of my favorite chronic illness memes to brighten your day with humor.
A rheumatoid arthritis patient talks exercise and the role of a physiotherapist in her healthcare routine to UBC students.
“We tend to shy away from talking about our challenges, especially when we know others out there are doing far worse,” says rheumatoid arthritis patient Eileen Davidson. “But I am a firm believer in self-expression and speaking up about our troubles. We shouldn’t suffer in silence.”
“I’m nowhere near perfect and learning more and more every year,” says Eileen Davidson. Here’s a list of what helps her survive being a single mom with rheumatoid arthritis.
Highlights of my patient advocacy in 2020.
If you swear your arthritis symptoms get worse when you have PMS or during your period, you’re not alone.
People with chronic pain from arthritis and other conditions may be at an increased risk of having suicidal thoughts and behavior. Learn more about this link and when and how to get help.
Bringing Research to Life: How a Social Media Influencer has Ameliorated Arthritis Research
Rheumatoid arthritis through the eyes of my child.
A patient report on the virtual conference.