Autoimmune diseases can be serious, and the following video includes just some of the faces of the millions of people who live with these often-invisible illnesses. Today is #WorldArthritisDay. I personally live with just one of many autoimmune forms of arthritis. But did you know that arthritis, and joint & muscle pain, are also common symptoms of other autoimmune diseases, too? So this World Arthritis Day (and beyond!) I ask you … Continue reading Your Story Counts: Help Further Autoimmune Disease Research Today
This week, I was invited by Pfizer to attend the 2017 Real Talk Summit in New York City. While they did compensate me for my time and took care of accommodations, I’m going to go ahead and disclaim now that they are NOT paying me for this blog post, and did NOT ask *or* expect me to write it. But I feel compelled to do … Continue reading #RealTalkRA Summit: Pharma, Fun, and Friends
In August, Healthline.com sent a film crew to my house to document 8 hours in the life of a writer with rheumatoid arthritis, and this was the result. Take a look, and feel free to share my version of “What RA Looks Like!” Watch here. Continue reading Ashley Featured in New Healthline Video
For the Birds: A Pretty Little Actor’s Love Affair with Ornithology Truth be told, I meant to write this review a couple of months ago when Ian Harding first released his debut book, Odd Birds. But I was too busy bird-watching. Let me explain. I have to admit that I was slightly skeptical about this book. While I was somewhat of a fan of his … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Odd Birds’ by Ian Harding
Friends, I’m feeling so lucky and blessed lately! First off, thank you to HealthLabs for naming this blog a Top 100 Health Blog! I am so flattered to be among such esteemed company! I am number 57 on the list. Secondly, thanks for all who nominated me for a WEGO Health Award! I now need you to go Endorse Me. An endorsement only takes a … Continue reading Awards and Nominations: I Need Your Help!
Guys! I am so excited to be teaching you all about Thermotex. This partnership is such an amazing fit given my affinity for all-things-heated when it comes to my arthritis and muscular pain. I really hope you’ll be as excited as I am to learn more about these great products. You all know that I never promote, sell, or endorse products that I don’t personally … Continue reading Ashley Partners with Thermotex Therapy Systems
#LIONS100 As the Lions Clubs celebrate 100 years of service, I’m pleased to announce that in addition to being Club Secretary for the Robinson Lions Club, that I have also proudly accepted the role of Zone Chairperson for Zone 2-B in the District 14-B Cabinet. Learn more about what we do, who we are, and how #WeServe at robinsonlions.org and lionsclubs.org! Continue reading Ashley Accepts Cabinet Role with the Lions Club