Britt J Johnson

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Latest by Britt J Johnson

Cooking Doesn't Have to Suck with RA

Here are the tips and tools you need to make cooking easy with rheumatoid arthritis.

Healthy Diet and Exercise with RA

With rheumatoid arthritis, it can feel impossible to put energy into eating well and exercising. Here's how to make it work.

Enjoying the Holidays With a Chronic Illness

If you live with a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis, these 5 simple tips can 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 these 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.

Celebrate #ChronicLife

Celebrate the anniversary of #ChronicLife, a day when people with chronic illness live-tweet about their experiences.

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.

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.