Charis Hill

Charis Hill, Patient Expert

Charis is a writer, model, and award-winning chronic disease advocate in Sacramento, California. Her story has been featured in dozens of publications, including Arthritis Today Magazine, Mother Jones, CNBC, and her blog, BeingCharis. When she is not working to make ankylosing spondylitis a household name, Charis enjoys sewing and her two Maine Coon cats. Follow her on Twitter @BeingCharisBlog and Facebook.

Ankylosing Spondylitis and My New Wheelchair

I used to dismiss the idea of using a wheelchair with, “I don’t need a wheelchair, I can walk!” Eventually, however, pain and fatigue isolated me so much that I saw the benefit of preserving my energy for more exciting activities than standing in lin...
Charis Hill