How Living with Interstitial Cystitis Changed My Life

 By Emily Gammell In this blog post, guest blogger Emily Gammell shares her story of living with Interstitial Cystitis, more commonly known as Painful Bladder Syndrome, which is a painful chronic condition affecting the bladder. September is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month and Emily is doing her part to raise awareness of this often undiagnosed and misdiagnosed … Read more>>

Migraine: More Than “Just a Headache”

By Taraha Shimek  In this post, guest blogger Taraha Shimek shares her story of dealing with migraine headaches since childhood. Migraines, which affect more than 12 percent of Americans, mostly women, can be unpredictable and debilitating. I was a carefree child – outgoing and heavily involved in dance. I was active and healthy with no … Read more>>

Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I’m a Nurse Not a Patient”

In this blog post, Kathleen Furbee shares her story of being diagnosed with and treated for rheumatoid arthritis and how after 10 years of treatment she is grateful for the medical advances that allow her to live a full and happy life. By Kathleen Furbee             When I was in my early fifties I came down with … Read more>>

Kelly’s Clinical Trial Story: Chronic Pain & Sleep Disordered Breathing

Our guest post this week comes from Kelly who is living with Fibromyalgia. She shares her unique perspective on taking part in a clinical trial exploring chronic pain and sleep disordered breathing. Kelly’s Story If there is one thing I know for certain I will do nearly anything to improve the odds of finding a … Read more>>

Lori-Ann’s Story: 5 Tips for Dealing with Psoriatic Arthritis #psoriaticarthritis

Discover Lori-Ann’s 5 tips for living with psoriatic arthritis and the benefits of becoming a mentor to others living with the condition.