Ankylosing SpondylitisLifestyle

Finding Home With Chronic Pain at Burning Man

Woman holding up heart-shaped hands in the desert.
    “With the weight of my disease off my shoulders, I am able to remember parts of me that are hidden beneath layers of grief over losing the body I once had.” -Charis Hill
    Charis Hill

    Charis Hill


    Charis is a patient expert, writer, speaker, and spondylitis advocate in Sacramento, California. Her story has been featured in dozens of publications, including Arthritis Today Magazine, Mother Jones, CNBC, and her blog, BeingCharis. Charis’ life goal is to make ankylosing spondylitis a household name.