The world isn't geared toward the chronically ill. We have to carve out our place. And after five decades of living with RA, columnist Lene Andersen has some things to say about that in her new column.
The world isn't geared toward the chronically ill. Instead, we have to carve out our place. And after five decades of living with RA, our new columnist Lene Andersen has some things to say about that.
The pandemic rages on, and life is still far from normal. If you're struggling to rev back up, this advice will help.
Lene Andersen breaks down the hidden work of living with rheumatoid arthritis, including hours spent on the phone with insurance companies and time spent poring over the latest research about her disease.
It's not easy (what biz is?!), but the reward is building a career that works around your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
It hurts, but it helps to hold fast to the children in my life who love me like another mom.
Rheumatoid arthritis is more than painful joints. Here’s how it can change your life and why support is so necessary.
My rheumatoid arthritis puts me in danger of developing serious complications from COVID-19. It’s a really scary place to be.
We all benefit when we lift each other up and avoid comparing our own RA experiences with someone else's.
Truly coming to terms with a chronic diagnosis like rheumatoid arthritis isn't something that happens only once. It's something you'll do over and over again.
Setting three tiny personal goals each month—instead of one huge one for the entire year—allows room for setbacks and restarts that keep you moving forward.
Smiling through the pain might make small talk with others easier, but no one’s giving out Oscars for denying your truth.