It’s not the end of life as you know it. You will find treatment that works and go on to achieve amazing things despite it.
What’s the funniest, craziest, most ridiculous thing a doctor has ever said to you?
I’ve been extremely privileged and only encountered wonderful doctors who have said very normal, informative things, without passing judgement.
What has gives you inspiration?
Famous people with chronic illnesses and my followers on @rheumatoidgirls
I want to fulfill my potential, no matter my circumstances. I want to be a success story for other people with chronic illness
An acupressure mat from Amazon – amazing for shoulder pain
Emotional toll and physical pain that I worried would never go away
Humility and empathy
What is the one thing you are MOST proud of yourself for achieving despite your illness?
Career goals, my work requires me to go to lots of events which I’m proud of myself for managing
Fatigue, brain fog and other annoying symptoms make it hard to get things accomplished day to day. Do you have any favorite life hacks you can share with us that you use?
Big goals for the near future, broken down into daily to-do lists so you always feel accomplished
Do you have a slogan, one liner, or a motivational message that you want to leave readers with?
“There is no old you to get back to. There’s a new you to create and nurture”