Each individual affected by Ankylosing Spondylitis has their own unique story. We at SAA believe that each and every story can be a source of inspiration for anybody in a similar situation. We’d love your story as well! Send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Like any good story from my 20s, my battle with ankylosing spondylitis started while drinking with friends.
My name is Summer. I was diagnosed with AS in 2016 but that was far from the beginning of my journey. It all started 19 years ago, or as best I can figure it did. It always seemed that some issues explained away my concerns.
By Stacy Bagal
By Felecia Campbell
Hi. My name is Felecia. I’m from Portland, Oregon. I’m a social worker and a songwriter. And this is a little bit about my life...
By Batya Bilmes Lemler
How can I stop using opioids while I still have chronic pain? Sure, the withdrawal is horrible and we always hear about the joy of making it to the other...
By Anonymous Author
I am a 37 year old female with ankylosing spondylitis. My symptoms began when I was eight years old and I was finally diagnosed at...
By Tariq Gangari
By Hillary Norton, MD
Hillary Norton, MD is a board certified rheumatologist in Santa Fe, New Mexico and herself an ankylosing spondylitis patient. This is her story.
By Jim Weatherhead
I did not see this coming. I bubbled up with tears of joy as I left a meeting room this afternoon. Here is the story...
By Helen Scharber
How to tell my story of AS… Is it a tragedy - a story of pain, loneliness and despair? Or is it a comedy, featuring ridiculously incompetent...
By Katie Allen
Just after 11:30 AM on June 2, 2013, I crossed the finish line at the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon in Deadwood, South Dakota. In...
By Amanda Carroll
By Maya Klauber
By Sallie Marx
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