Monthly Archives: April 2013

How having goals has helped me manage my Ankylosing Spondylitis – and make life more bearable

I started writing fiction when my daughter was six. I’d gone to night school to help me get started. I’d decided to start writing because I was tired of saying ‘I’ve always wanted to write a novel’, I was approaching … Continue reading

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How getting the right support has helped my social life

Last week I talked about the difference having a diagnosis and getting the right help from the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases had on my work life. This week I am going to talk about the impact this had … Continue reading

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What a difference the right help makes to how we feel with Ankylosing Spondylitis

You may or may not have read my previous post talking about how hard it is for people who don’t have AS to understand it, in this, I talked about issues I had at work, where I was excluded, and … Continue reading

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Turning orange, my discovery of the right medicine for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Last week I spoke of how the friendships I’ve developed with other people who have AS, has helped me, and this played a central part when I started on medicines which specifically support people with rheumatic diseases. When I was … Continue reading

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My journey of Ankylosing Spondylitis discovery continues – AS friends and connections

When I was in hospital in Bath for the first time, there were many, many things I learnt about AS, to help me manage it, and my blogs will now slip into the various things I gleaned and how these … Continue reading

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