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.
Have you tried over-the-counter CBD oil as part of the management of your chronic condition? If so, I want to hear from you ahead of an article I have coming out shortly. Head over to my Facebook page (below) and vote/comment/share. Many thanks.
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.
As mentioned on my social medal platforms (you can find links at the bottom of this page), I was filmed by the BBC yesterday morning. In an interview broadcast to the whole East of England which promoted the latest Versus Arthritis campaign that I have been involved in, we also […]
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.
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.
Recap on a week that involved a national radio campaign, newspaper coverage and an influx of new followers for JoelvsArthritis
As part of the two-week long promotion of ‘my story’ in partnership with Versus Arthritis, I was recently interviewed by the Eastern Daily Press. The article, which can also be found in the Norwich Evening News and Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury, is out now. Read here: 24 year battle with […]
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.
As part of my work with Versus Arthritis’ radio takeover campaign, an article on my motivation behind raising awareness has been published on their website.