Living with arthritis- Your Story

We would like to share with you  a day in the life of people who are living with arthritis. These personal stories provide a first-hand look at the challenges and triumphs of living with and managing arthritic conditions. By sharing these stories we hope others will find encouragement and hope, wherever they may be on their personal journey.

Would you like to share your story?

Sometimes having a chronic illness can feel like you are alone… The purpose of these stories is to provide a place for people to share their fight with arthritis and inspire others. Together we can create a more accurate depiction of living with arthritis for our friends, family, doctors and the public. If you would like to share your story with us, please email our team at  marketing@arthritis.org.au.

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Living with arthritis- Millie's Story

Living with arthritis- Millie's Story

"As a community we all have someone close to us with Juvenile Arthritis, I strongly believe that we need to spread the word about JIA and how common it is. Please share my daughter Millie’s story and I ask that people will donate to the ‘Time to Move’ 10000 steps per day challenge."
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Living with arthritis- Mikaela's Story

Living with arthritis- Mikaela's Story

Hi, my name is Mikaela and I would love to share my living with arthritis story - I truly believe that more people should know how life changing this disease can really be.
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Living with arthritis- Madie's Story

Living with arthritis- Madie's Story

Hi, my name is Madie, I’m 18 years old and this is my living with arthritis story.
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Living with arthritis- Shelley's Story

Living with arthritis- Shelley's Story

AQ would like to share with you a day in the life of Shelley. Shelley was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis at the age of 35 and shares with us her experiences of living with arthritis.
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Living with arthritis- Wendy's Story

Living with arthritis- Wendy's Story

An insight into Wendy's life while living with rheumatoid arthritis. The triumphs, the challenges and the future!
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Living with arthritis- Suzie's Story

Living with arthritis- Suzie's Story

Today’s living with arthritis story follows the inspirational Suzie Edward May.  When Suzie wanted to start a family she couldn't find the right information on rheumatoid arthritis and pregnancy… so she literally wrote a book about it herself!
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Living with arthritis- Andie's Story

Living with arthritis- Andie's Story

A day in the life of Andie and her constant companion, Arthur, a.k.a., rheumatoid arthritis.
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Living with arthritis- Erin's Story

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Living with arthritis- Maree's Story

Living with arthritis- Maree's Story

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