Author: Joel Nelson

Stigma of Arthritis in young people

I came across this really interesting article in The Metro regarding the stigma associated with Arthritis in young people and what it’s like to live with an invisible disease. https://metro.co.uk/2019/11/09/from-stigma-to-addressing-invisible-illnesses-young-people-share-what-its-like-living-with-arthritis-11040563/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Having been diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis when I was 11 and told ‘you’ll probably grow out of it by […]

This is me

Because every story starts with a beginning, right? My name is Joel and this is my story (originally written 11th October 2019): So, probably the most daunting post I’ve ever written because I’m not very open with this sort of thing but tomorrow is #worldarthritisday and @versusarthritis are asking people […]