The First Rheumatology Visit – What to Expect

If you’re like most chronic illness folks, you’ve been waiting quite a while to get in to see a Rheumatologist for the first time. The shortage of Rheumatologists is palpable throughout the journey, and finding a good one is worth the wait. The wait is, however, quite difficult and feelings of overwhelm and being lost, … Read more

How to Keep a Symptoms Log

Staying ahead of our chronic pain symptoms requires that we be engaged in our symptoms every day. Knowing when pain levels spike or when fatigue is better (or worse) is important to staying ahead of autoimmune symptoms. These details are also important to convey to our physicians and other caretakers. Here are 10 ways to … Read more