My Mini Rant About the Frustrations of a Living with Invisible Disability: A Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Speaks Out
It turns out that living with rheumatoid arthritis for more than five years prepared me well for the discomfort and bizarre situation we’re all dealing with now.
Learn more about what it is like to be a single mother with rheumatoid arthritis and #parenting a young son during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn more about how a health care worker with rheumatoid arthritis battled coronavirus and is now recovered and feeling OK.
Not all heroes wear capes
Arthritis is everywhere so it’s easy to underestimate its severity. For many Canadians living with inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis, it can be thoroughly debilitating.
Inside a year of writing and advocacy for Creaky Joints
Self-care is a crucial part of daily life when you have a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis. But what happens when your usual self-care routine becomes as compromised as your immune system?
I can tell you this with utmost certainty: I am nowhere near ready to not be there for my 7-year-old son Jacob.
I’m not writing this to cause mass hysteria or scare anyone, but rather to educate them about the risks that many people like me are facing right now.