New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Are you the type of person that makes New Year’s resolutions? I have tried to make big plans for the new year only to have them fail miserably. I have high ...

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Weight Control With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Weight Control With Ankylosing Spondylitis

I remember the first time I heard the words “You have ankylosing spondylitis” from my doctor. With a confused look on my face, I asked her to repeat what she ...

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What Self Care Means to Me

What Self Care Means to Me

During my corporate career, I would spend most of each day reviewing reports and filling out account forms. By the time I made it back home in the ...

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Survive and Thrive This Holiday Season

Survive and Thrive This Holiday Season

The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year for several reasons. It’s a time when I can spend quality time with family and friends, celebrate my ...

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Parenting With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Parenting With Ankylosing Spondylitis

My children were in grades 6 and 3 when I had hip replacement surgery. It was a very challenging time because I was in a lot of pain and not able to do much physically. ...

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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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