Christine saw no joy this year until her heart was touched

The secret of the American College of Rheumatology convention

No medical conference “vacation” at ACR 13: Christine finds lots of hard work and hope

Can we always be positive?

No—but Christine explains why positivity is worth the hard work

New on CreakyJoints: Christine Talks JA

A place where Christine can talk to parents and family members, to JA Kids and to doctors and teachers, and anyone and everyone

The Intersections of life…

Advocacy and fashion: Christine’s two totally different paths are crossing.

Arthritis is not what you think it is

What we need to tell our doctors and what they need to tell us.   I once dreaded public speaking. Surprising… Read More »


A day at the JA Conference. A conference for kids with arthritis? What is all this talk about a conference… Read More »

Oprah, Lady Gaga, Spielberg, Beyonce, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Ellen…Where are you?

Christine on the difficulty in finding a celebrity spokesperson to stand up for RA and JIA. I spent part of… Read More »

Thank You Steve Jobs

Christine on how the computer changed her life for the better. Yesterday I wrote out a post for my Facebook… Read More »

Need a pillar, or maybe a few?

Christine on how you can get people to lean on.
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