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Interview with Arthritis National Research Foundation (2 of 2)

From the Arthritis National Research Foundation: When we last talked with magician and psoriatic arthritis sufferer, Robert Smith, he was working on his Find Your Win project and giving back to charities by performing his signature magic acts. Though he was technically in clinical remission, he still experienced painful flares. Today, catching up with Robert, [...]

By | January 9th, 2014|Arthritis Resources, Find Your Win|0 Comments

Taking responsibility for our situation.

Robert Smith I spent the early years of my disease management not managing my disease. That's because I refused to even go to the rheumatologist to get evaluated and tested. I knew what I had. But somehow I felt like if I ignored it and choked down enough ibuprofen, suddenly I'd get better. That delay [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Find Your Win|0 Comments

A Decision That Changed My Life

When I was first diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis I had already been living with pain for almost two years. Initially I kept telling myself the searing pain in my foot was from an injury I had when I landed badly on my foot two years earlier. I couldn't tell you why I was in denial. [...]

By | March 16th, 2012|Arthritis Resources, Find Your Win|0 Comments