Latest Posts from Daniel Garcia

Understanding the Pains

Understanding the Pains

I think everyone understands pain. We have all had some sort of physical pain at one point in time. Big pains or small pains, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes ...

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Well Meaning Advice? Just Don’t

Well Meaning Advice? Just Don’t

I know most people are trying to be nice when they give their advice or make comments on your AS. Even the most well-intentioned comments can be ...

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Thoughts on Surgery When You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Thoughts on Surgery When You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

The big “S” word: SURGERY. This can be a scary word for some and a comforting word for others. My experience with surgery has been a positive one. ...

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Telling Your Family and Friends

Telling Your Family and Friends

I guess my situation may be a little different since I worked for my dad. I saw him 6 days a week so he could physically see how I was doing. He knew every ...

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What Does Self-care Mean to Me?

What Does Self-care Mean to Me?

Self-care can mean different things to different people. When I googled “self-care” here is what I got: “The practice of taking an active role in protecting ...

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How Journaling Helped Ease My Pain Symptoms

How Journaling Helped Ease My Pain Symptoms

A couple years ago something changed. I was experiencing new symptoms, and I had no explanation why. Parts of my body that didn’t hurt before had started ...

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