A recent flare reminded me that arthritis is far wider reaching than physical pain and limitations alone. Alongside my independence, PsA deprives me of my confidence and interferes with relationships and friendships. This is my story of how I changed my default behavior and let the world into my arthritis[Read More…]
Tag: psoriatic arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis picks its fights in many areas of the body. For me, my neck is the most painful, followed by my back. Most inconvenient, however, is when my disease is active in my knees. Knee pain is by far the most complicated for my wider health and physical ability. In[Read More…]
I recently wrote a piece for the Psoriasis Association which was published today. My experience with the skin condition is something that I have not had the confidence to share as much as I have Juvenile Arthritis. So I was delighted when the charity gave me the opportunity and a[Read More…]
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.
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.
Psoriatic arthritis (often shorted to ‘PsA’) is a type of arthritis that normally impacts people who have the more commonly known psoriasis skin condition.
My latest article for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com has been published. A reflective journal approach to a typical week managing psoriatic arthritis.
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[Read More…]
My first article for Psoriatic-Arthritis.com has been published