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If You Have a Chronic Illness, Follow These 12 People on Instagram

Influencers talk straight about what it’s like to have chronic pain and live your best life.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Managing Your Social Life With RA

Learn how to manage rhemuatoid arthritis while still having a social life by learning to say no and dealing with your fear of missing out.

By Efstathia Koliopoulos

6 Reasons to Attend an Advocacy Conference

Attending an advocacy conference for chronic illness can seem intimidating. Here are 6 reasons why it's well worth the effort.

By Cathy Kramer

Diet Challenges With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can mess with your appetite, and your medications can make you gain weight. Follow these tips to improve your relationship with food.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?

The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.

By Cathy Kramer

How to Find RA Support on Social Media

Social media is a great way to connect with others who share your experience with rheumatoid arthritis. Here's how to get started.

By Cathy Kramer

Why Friendships Means So Much With RA

Living with rheumatoid arthritis has its challenges – but good friendships give me the strength and support to live a rich and happy life.

By Emil DeAndreis

Finding Beauty in Living With Chronic Illness

Cathy Kramer writes about her journey with rheumatoid arthritis, and how she found beauty in sharing her story with others.

By Cathy Kramer