Ankylosing Spondylitis
ByRick Phillips

I Was the Fat Kid

There comes a time in every person’s life when they adopt what they come to believe about themselves. At some point in my childhood, I…

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BySasha Simon

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My name is Sasha and I am a 26-year-old living in Sydney, Australia. My ankylosing spondylitis (AS) journey began just over six years ago when I was walking to a university class and had a flare-up so…

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ByJeannette Anne Hayes

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Jeannette Anne Hayes As many others with ankylosing spondylitis, I’ve become passionate about helping raise awareness. It’s my hope (our hope) that future generations will receive early diagnosis and treatment before permanent damage is done to the…

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Char My name is Char and I’m a mom of two of the most amazing daughters on the planet, a wife to my best friend and soul mate, a dancer, a personal trainer, a group fitness instructor…

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ByAlan Beaulieu

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Alan Beaulieu My name is Alan Beaulieu. I am 29 years old and was just recently, within the past few months, diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). My story begins like so many others’ that suffer from this…

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Like any good story from my 20s, my battle with ankylosing spondylitis started while drinking with friends.

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