In this first full-length episode of the Joel vs Arthritis Podcast, I share my arthritis diagnosis experience and explain how my arthritis didn’t just impact me as a child, but everyone around me.
Welcome to the first episode of The Joel vs Arthritis Podcast – Joel starts a pod! In this introduction to the podcast, I talk about why I have taken this step.
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.
In this article, published by the Psoriasis Association, I talk about my Psoriatic Arthritis diagnosis and how I am trying to overcome my own issues with body image.
That place between the onset of symptoms and official diagnosis is one of the darkest places someone with a chronic illness will ever go on their journey – the ‘Awaiting Diagnosis Void’.
On the year anniversary of JoelvsArthritis, Joel had two articles published by the Psoriasis Association and Arthr respectively on the reality of living with arthritis.
I am delighted to say that two more of my freelance parenting articles have been published this week. Both take a candid and unapologetic look at how my arthritis and pain impact my son and ability to parent. This is a subject I am being asked to write more about each month and is becoming…
In this article published by Scope, I explain how my chronic illness and mental health are intrinsically linked – with poor physical health, often leading to my mental health suffering.
For World Mental Health Day and World Arthritis Day, I’m talking candidly about my personal battle with mental health and how it’s closely tied to my arthritis and chronic illness.
My latest article for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com has been published. It discusses how, despite all the hardship and heartache of this year, it is the perfect time to talk about your arthritis. At a time when most people around the world have experienced some form of lockdown or restrictions, your friends and loved ones are as close…