Joel vs Arthritis

Raising awareness of chronic illness

My Story

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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 painful arthritis I found this…

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I have posted various photos on my Instagram over the last few months that have prompted questions about my daily arthritis routine. So I thought I would go into a bit more detail as to what that looks like. It should be noted at this point that I’m no saint here. I can’t tell you…

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At first I wrote to vent, share experiences and help others – and those core drivers still apply. However, now there’s a new fire burning in my stomach over this project. A desire to improve, inspire and see how far I can take this. I didn’t realise when I was writing crappy lyrics and poems…

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I am nervous but I don’t think it’s fair that I should be. I’ve been pushing for help dealing with the pain for months now. The worst thing about this flare, the one that’s been raging a year now, is that I have been offered zero support compared to previous experiences. No physio, no hydro,…