My courage is visible. My invisible disabilities are not. When you see me, you can’t tell I’m disabled. Here’s what I want you to know about my life with invisible disabilities. This is my sixth time participating in Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week.
The Flares of Our Lives – Soapy Drama for Pain Awareness: A little humor can go a long way with re-imagined soap operas and facts for Pain Awareness Month.
Costochondritis: Coping with chest wall pain with arthritis and fibromyalgia
What is costochondritis? Why does it happen? How is it diagnosed and treated?
Happy International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Taiwan! I’ve seen zero coverage in Taiwan and I hope this post raises some awareness for the disabled community in Taiwan.
Today marks exactly two years since I started taking Enbrel to help with pain and inflammation from Ankylosing Spondylitis, aka axial spondyloarthritis. In all this time, I’ve been paying out of pocket for Enbrel. My monthly bill for 8 injections is 30,000NT per month. As you can guess, the stress of coming up with this […]
October 12 – It’s World Arthritis Day! I’ve been living with Axial Spondyloarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis) and osteoarthritis for over a decade. Last week I found out I have ANOTHER arthritis diagnosis! Ta-da! My rheumy has decided I have Psoriatic Arthritis! Guess what? AS and PsA are subsets of Spondyoarthropathies. I didn’t even know it’s possible […]