Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 29th, 2018) at 11:45am EST, I will join Pfizer and nationally-recognized relationship expert Logan Levkoff, Ph.D, to discuss how rheumatoid arthritis (RA) impacts life, relationships, and self-esteem. We will also be introducing a fun “RA Fishbowl” exercise which can help you talk to your spouse, partner, family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues about living with rheumatoid arthritis. We hope you’ll join us LIVE on the … Continue reading Pfizer, Logan Levkoff, and Ashley Boynes-Shuck Host Facebook Live on May 29
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
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
The time has come: Sick Idiot has arrived! You can now order my funny-yet-inspiring nonfiction health memoir, Sick Idiot, in paperback! Chapter titles include: “That Time I Cried On The Pitcher’s Mound and Saw My Grandma’s Doctor” “That Time I Was a Cheerleader … With Arthritis … On A Hit-List” “That Time I Had a Beef With Gluten and a Nun” “That Time I Met … Continue reading Get My Book Sick Idiot: On Sale Now!
The Arthritis Ashley blog is now easier than ever to find! Read it at its new home, ArthritisAshley.com! Don’t forget that you can also find my Arthritis Ashley work on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and by following the hashtags #arthritisashley and #rheuminder on Instagram! Continue reading Arthritis Ashley Blog
Recently, I was nominated for two pretty cool recognitions. The first is the WEGO Health Activist Awards. I was nominated as a “Health Activist Hero.” I will post more details on how you can show your support, as they become available. If you want to give me another nomination, or nominate another Health Activist Hero, you can do so, here. The second is one that … Continue reading Best Health Blog & Health Activist Hero Nominations
I have joined forces with Sanguine Biosciences in order to help patients to further autoimmune and rheumatoid arthritis research, simply by donating blood. I am happy to lend the Arthritis Ashley name and fan base to this company with a worthy mission. It’s quite simple — if you are 18+ with proof of diagnosis, and live in one of the approved areas, you can sign … Continue reading Arthritis Ashley Joins Sanguine Biosciences