Category Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

Alison’s Style: Stepping into Life with Juvenile Arthritis

ALISON “I think that those of us with JIA are part of a bigger community that’s going through it. We all have an opportunity to advocate, educate, and empower others – silently, or widely. Each of us has something to offer.” Alison and I first met several years ago at Camp Capilano, an educational retreat… Continue reading

Vincent’s Style: Adjusting to Arthritis

VINCENT  Vincent walked toward me wearing a checkered pastel pink shirt, dark grey jeans, and a camera bag slung over his shoulder. Although dark clouds hung above our heads, his bright smile and warm greeting easily brightened the day. We strolled along the False Creek sea wall and settled on a bench overlooking a group… Continue reading