Lisa Tate

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Others Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

What do you need those who may not understand RA and all that it entails to know? RA is not the same as your aunt’s or your mom’s arthritis, which is more likely osteoarthritis...

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Lisa Tate

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Give us a bit of your unique backstory. How did you learn you had RA? I suffered years of unexplained symptoms before finally receiving a diagnosis of RA. In the interim, I was...

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Michelle Tossoun: What Others Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Michelle Tossoun

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Others Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

What do you need those who may not understand RA and all that it entails to know? My body feels sore from the moment I wake, my feet hurt all day and so do my hands, I feel the...

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Karen Phillips: What Others Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Karen Phillips

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Others Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

What do you need those who may not understand RA and all that it entails to know? How the pain affects life, how giving up a loved career can feel, how losing how and what you...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis And Meaningful Relationships

Milo Ortiz

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis And Meaningful Relationships

Living with a chronic illness like RA trickles into all aspects of life. How do you manage the relationships in your life? It’s hard - sometimes your love ones do not believe...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis And Meaningful Relationships

Foster Ann

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis And Meaningful Relationships

Living with a chronic illness like RA trickles into all aspects of life. How do you manage the relationships in your life? I don’t manage relationships very well. I tend to rely...

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If You Were Able to Come Face to Face With Rheumatoid Arthritis, What Would You Say?

Penny Vincent

Rheumatoid Arthritis

If You Were Able to Come Face to Face With Rheumatoid Arthritis, What Would You Say?

Go ahead. Vent your frustration. Share how you persevere in the face of the everyday struggles of having rheumatoid arthritis. I wish I was never told I had it after a blood...

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How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Nadine Hopley

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Give us a bit of your unique backstory. How did you learn you had RA? PainHow has RA changed life for you and your family? Describe the changes that took place. All the timeWhat...

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Cheryl Robertson

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Give us a bit of your unique backstory. How did you learn you had RA? I was desperate with pain, having seen GP and orthapaedic consultants diagnosed with osteoathritis went to...

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Carrie Godard: How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Carrie Godard

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Give us a bit of your unique backstory. How did you learn you had RA? Pain that started in a few joints and spread like wildfire to every joint. It took three years to get docs...

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Helen Herring: How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Helen Herring

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Your Life Has Changed with RA

Give us a bit of your unique backstory. How did you learn you had RA? I broke my wrist and had a huge flare. Quick diagnosis and after trying my drugs I qualified for Humira....

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How Has RA Impacted Being a Mom?

Ange McMahon

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Has RA Impacted Being a Mom?

Which little everyday things are made more difficult by RA? Picking up and holding, breast feeding, nappy changing, dressing, hand holding, wrestling and pulling that ALL children...

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Lisa Tate - How Has RA Impacted Being a Mom?

Lisa Tate

Rheumatoid Arthritis

How Has RA Impacted Being a Mom?

Which little everyday things are made more difficult by RA? I don't cook very much as being on my feet in the kitchen for the prep, cooking and cleanup takes too big a chunk of...

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Diagnosis and Why I Surf

Evelyn Scott

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Los Angeles, CA

Diagnosis and Why I Surf

To most people, the idea of an "old lady" surfing is not right, not normal. "You're going to hurt yourself!""Are you sure this is healthy? ""Wouldn't resting be better for you?...

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