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March 17, 2020

I can tell you this with utmost certainty: I am nowhere near ready to not be there for my 7-year-old son Jacob.

January 2, 2020

If I'm going to be the sick girl, I might as well kick ass at it, every arthritic step forward.

December 27, 2019

Chronic illness doesn't care what time of year it is. Just because it is the holidays doesn't mean it's going to take a break.

November 25, 2019

'A positive mindset will not cure my RA, but it will make it (and myself) a lot easier to live with.'

November 19, 2019

My earliest symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) showed up when I was also dealing with postpartum depression. With postpartum depression, it’s common to feel fatigued and have a lack of motivation. So I brushed off the pain I was also feeling, thinking I just wasn’t...

October 8, 2019

Chronic illness does not only affect the person living with the disease but also their loved ones.

July 24, 2019

My first surgery since my diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis is not a joint replacement surgery. Can I say I am oddly a little proud of this?

April 2, 2019

Parenting is hard, and single parenting can be even more of a challenge. But when you add in a chronic illness with multiple symptoms, side effects from treatments, and the reality of living with a disability, life just gets even more hectic and overwhelming.

March 12, 2019

Imagine being unable to work at your job because the pain and fatigue you experience on a daily basis makes things you could by rote feel impossible.

March 5, 2019

Catherine Backman, a senior scientist of rehabilitation at Arthritis Research Canada, has examined the impact of arthritis on motherhood and said Davidson is not alone in her experience of life with rheumatoid arthritis.

December 31, 2018

2018 has been one of the most monumental years of my 32 rotations around the sun. It's only been 3 years since chronic illness made its impact on my life and also when I started to feel as if I was living in an entirely different world with how the diagnosis impact...

October 16, 2018

Inside what it is like to face single motherhood, chronic illness and disability all before 30.

May 16, 2018

A Story of Adverse Childhood Experience

February 15, 2018

Child locks and friendly packaging are unfriendly to Arthritis.

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