Five Questions


5 Questions With Actress Julie Chayko

How she pushes through her RA to continue dancing, acting, and performing on stage in front of a live audience.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Confronting RA by Getting Back on The Bike

The story of Randy Headrick and how a motorcross accident kickstarted his journey to living with RA.

By Pamela Kaufman

Pro Golfer Kristy McPherson Talks About Life With RA

As a child diagnosed with RA, she was told she’d never play competitive sports—now look at her.

By Emil DeAndreis

'American Ninja Warrior' Host on Living With RA

Diagnosed at 31, the standup comic finds strength in comedy and community.

By Emil DeAndreis

Fierce Mom on a Mission: A Profile of Paula Fitzgibbons

A mom of three talks about living with RA, how her children adjust to her chronic illness, and how she helps them cope with their own.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

One Woman’s Invention Makes Winter Bearable for People with RA

After years of suffering through the winter, this mom invented gloves that would perfectly fit and comfort her hands that were disfigured from RA.

By Casey Nilsson

Everyday Life With Ankylosing Spondylitis

On staying active, finding gratitude, and making sure to feed the kids when you have ankylosing spondylitis.

By Pamela Kaufman

Managing Healthcare Appointments: An Interview with Ricky White

Ricky White’s new book aims to help you get better care by getting a handle on managing your health care appointments.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

A Profile of Diane Murray: Chronically Badass Resource Maven

Diane Murray lives with chronic illness and pain. We learn a bit more about the woman behind “Spoonie Living.”

By Lene Andersen, MSW

How Micael Kuluva Keeps RA Fashionable

Michael Kuluva wants to change the world, one sweatshirt at a time.

By Lene Andersen, MSW