Psoriatic Arthritis Concerns: “Arthritis Hands”

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This year I was privileged with the opportunity to attend the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in DC with The International Foundation of Autoimmune Arthritis. For 3 days, we Facebook Live’d interviews with researchers and non-profits. It was pretty … Read More

Day In The Life #ChronicLife

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There isn’t a day that goes by that I do not have to modify something because of my psoriatic arthritis. I’m always watching what I eat, what I do, what I don’t do, and modifying my behaviors to ensure that … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

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Every year in November, we stop to give thanks for all of the things that are important to us. It’s almost like a forced gratefulness party. I often feel like my acupuncture sessions are forced relaxation. In a good way! … Read More

Fall Foods That Fight Inflammation

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This summer I ate a lot of raw foods. After doing a raw vegan challenge to kick off my summer (read about it here!), I found that I felt amazing when I focused on eating foods in their natural, raw … Read More

Exercises For Autoimmune Arthritis Hand Pain & Stiffness

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Hand pain and stiffness is something that I experience on a regular basis now a days. And it sucks. Seriously, sucks. It starts with hand pain and stiffness, then moves up my arm to a tingly forearm and can get … Read More

Dear Julie – An AVN Diagnosis Letter

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Avascular Necrosis. WTF?! Like, what the hell. I didn’t even know bone could DIE?! THAT’S A THING?! WHATTTT!? For the past few months, you KNEW something was wrong. Something was off. There was no reason you should have been in … Read More

It’s Just A Bad Day, NOT A Bad Life

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Day 3 of WEGO Health’s #HAWMC is: Quotation Inspiration. Find a quote that inspires you (either positively or negatively) and free write about it for 15 minutes. Selecting the quote was the EASY part. Of course, I picked the quote … Read More

What Drives Me To Be A Patient Leader #HAWMC

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WEGO Health is hosting a #HAWMC during November 2016. What the heck is it and why I’m involved!

Psoriasis FDA Meeting

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After screen grabbing my FDA testimony from the hearing held on stem cells, I went back to the Patient-Focused Drug Development for Psoriasis (held by the FDA on March 17th, 2017) to grab a video of my public comment. The … Read More

Psoriatic Arthritis Interview With Dr. Feldman and Christina

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In August, I basically had no energy whatsoever and spent the majority of the month in pain. (Read more about my flare up here) In September, I traveled for almost 3 weeks straight. It was a CRAZY month for me. … Read More

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