Britt J Johnson

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Latest by Britt J Johnson

Celebrating the Holidays with Chronic Illness: 5 Tips to Not Let Life Pass You By

Simple tips that anyone can do to make a huge difference in how you enjoy your holidays.

How the War on Opioids Affects My Health

How does the war on opioids impact those who take the drugs for chronic pain? Britt Johnson discusses her experience.

Becoming Empowered With RA

October 12 is World Arthritis Day and there is no better time to talk about empowering our individual and collective voices.

Healthy Diet and Exercise Plan with RA

When dealing with pain and fatigue it can sometimes feel impossible to put energy into eating well and motivating ourselves to exercise, no matter how integral those behaviors are to our overall health.

Join Britt, Lene and HealthCentral as We Celebrate the Anniversary of #ChronicLife

February 2nd is Rheumatoid Awareness Day, and also marks the one year anniversary of an experiment called #ChronicLife where I, along with many other people with chronic illness, live-tweeted the reality of their lives. Since then, the community has ...

A Couple's Honest Discussion on Chronic Illness and Caregiving

What happens when you go from being cared for to caregiver? A couple discusses how chronic illness affects their relationship.

Cooking Doesn't Have to Suck with RA

Cut off that love/hate relationship you have with delivery food. Cooking can be easy, even with RA.

Traveling Smart with a Chronic Condition

Going on the road with a chronic illness can incite a lot of ‘what ifs’ Here are ways to make sure you’re prepared.

Creativity and Chronic Illness

Creativity can be a powerful tool to distract you from pain and ease anxiety. Here’s how it’s worked for me.

Tips for Maintaining Friendships

A chronic condition affects your social life, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have close friends. Follow these six tips for developing strong bonds and support.