Living with disability feels like living with a constant sense of loss, mortality and, in a way, mid-life crisis. A recent Netflix documentary made me realise what I had to let go.
My Arthritis Story
An event in 2014 changed my outlook on how I approached routine medical procedures and to this day, I still have ‘white coat syndrome’ whenever I enter a hospital. This is my story of when liver biopsies go wrong.
Arthritis doesn’t discriminate, it doesn’t even care if you have arthritis or not, it’s going to change your plans. Juvenile arthritis is particularly cruel.
In this post, I tell my story of juvenile arthritis for the first time.
What does it feel like to be sick during a global pandemic? When everyone is helping, your arthritis makes you feel more like a burden.
Living with arthritis is tough, being a parent is equally as challenging but pain and parenting is a very difficult combination.
Thursday 19th March, a day that will long live with me. I was walking my dog on a grey, chilly morning. Still carrying the limp on my right leg from the pain which had kept me off work the last four weeks; I received a phone call. It was my […]
For my health, I’ll be taking a break from writing. Here’s why…
In this article, I discuss my experience of the Pain Management Clinic’s psychology assessment and services.
In this post we ask what about the patient when healthcare providers plan treatment changes to save money. Is too much emphasis placed on the cost of care?
A post by JoelvsArthritis talking about how small random acts of kindness can make a big difference to those chronically ill or struggling with mental health.