As an immuno-suppressed person, I was worried if I’d ever be allowed the vaccine. In this article, I describe my vaccine experience and try to dispel some of the myths whilst heeding a warning about the future.Read More
Category: Health Stories and Interviews
As the UK becomes the first country to vaccinate against Covid-19, a look back at my coverage of a historic year
As the UK became the first country in the world to vaccinate against Covid-19 virus, I’ve collected my articles on the pandemic as I documented my personal experience.Read More
Seren Kiremitcioglu guest blogs for Joel vs Arthritis to share her story of how living with chronic illness has impacted her mental healthRead More
This one is personal to me. I have had Juvenile Ideopathic Arthritis (JIA) since I was a kid and...Read More
In this article, I explore why it’s easier to find comfort in others who suffer from chronic pain than it is friends and family.Read More
Recently, I interviewed Nanci Saad of My Autoimmune Adventures. I have been following Nanci’s Facebook blog for a number of months and she has also been a great supporter of my work.
This is her incredible story of managing multiple autoimmune conditions.Read More
At least 12 weeks at home in...Read More
Freelance writer, advocate, dad
Freelance writer, blogger and arthritis advocate who has had psoriatic-associated Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis from childhood. Raising awareness and sharing his experiences to help others, Joel specialises in parenting, pain and the mental health impact of living with chronic illness and writes for several leading charities and organisations including Scope, Versus Arthritis and Health Union.