Latest Posts from Lovaine Cohen

Keeping a Flare Journal

Keeping a Flare Journal

Learning to manage chronic pain is a tricky business. You don't know from one day to the next how you’re going to feel. What may have worked ...

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Taking Care of My Mental Health

Taking Care of My Mental Health

I'm in a much better place now. Prior to my ankylosing spondylitis diagnosis, I was very active. My husband and I were raising our young family. I looked ...

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The Effects of AS on Relationships

The Effects of AS on Relationships

I'm very grateful I had a partner that was understanding and supportive when I was going through one of the worst times of my life. I was a mom of two ...

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Hip Surgeries Restored My Life

Hip Surgeries Restored My Life

Whenever my hip surgeries come up in conversation, people stare at me in amazement and say, “You’re brave. I could never go through ...

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Understanding and Managing Pain

Understanding and Managing Pain

There are so many things that I could say about managing pain. Unfortunately, I don’t have enough space to say everything here. Instead, I’m going ...

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Managing Stress With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Managing Stress With Ankylosing Spondylitis

When I was working in the corporate world, I was severely stressed out, constantly under pressure to perform at my best at all times. ...

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