Showing posts from June, 2022

3 Reasons Why My Arthritis Flares in the Summer -

  Photo credit: I much prefer the summer to the winter. New England winters are bitter, to put it lightly, and rough for anyone dealing with arthritis. Being cold makes me hold myself stiffly which means I'm less likely to stretch. This makes my joints lock up and it's very painful. The barometric changes due to snowstorms and freezing rain can also significantly impact my pain. But even though summer has fewer triggers, I still have a few surprising ones...  Read the full post at

5 Tips for Managing Psoriatic Arthritis at Work

  When I started my first full-time job after graduating college, I was surprised at the toll my 9-to-5 took on my body. I thought I would choose a desk job and that would be it. I was wrong! The long hours, repetitive movements, and even the commute ran me ragged. In my first few months of working, life was an endless cycle of work, sleep, repeat. Fatigue and burning pain from PsA made it impossible to do much else. Over the years, I had to learn ways to make my office job easier on my body. It took a lot of trial and error, but eventually, I figured out what worked. View the full article at .