Latest Posts from Lovaine Cohen

Making Diet Choices to Help My AS

Making Diet Choices to Help My AS

Over the years of living with ankylosing spondylitis, I’ve experimented with food and various diets all in an effort to reduce pain. ...

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The Importance of Exercise to Me and to Managing My AS

The Importance of Exercise to Me and to Managing My AS

What haven’t I experimented with when it comes to exercising my body to manage ankylosing spondylitis?I was an active kid playing sports such as floor hockey, volleyball, and competitive ...

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Parenting With AS

Parenting With AS

At 39, I was at my lowest point in my life. My children were in public school, and my daughter, who’s the eldest, was heading off for an exciting 6th grade graduation ...

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Managing the Workplace When You Have AS

Managing the Workplace When You Have AS

I used to work in the financial services industry for over 10 years. My days were busy supporting very successful investment and financial advisors who were managing...

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How My Pain Became My Teacher

How My Pain Became My Teacher

I’ve had a long, sordid affair with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) -- over 20 years to be exact. It hasn’t been a good kind of relationship, unfortunately. But I have ...

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Experimentation Helped Me Find the Right Complementary Therapies

Experimentation Helped Me Find the Right Complementary Therapies

What haven't I tried when it comes to managing ankylosing spondylitis? People ask me what I think are the best things they can do to manage their chronic disease ...

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