• Leslie Rott
    Leslie Rott

Joint Decisions Chat #2: Making informed decisions about RA treatments

A recap of a Chat #2 and a schedule of future chats

‘Joint Decisions’ roundup: A re-cap, and a look at upcoming interactive web chats on living with RA

Chat #1: What you get when a serious psychotherapist talks to a smart comedian with rheumatoid arthritis

Student mental health services—or the lack thereof

Leslie Rott meets with a college counselor wearing a tight dress and neon pink, yellow, and green six inch heels—and it gets weirder

The fog of grief

Leslie Rott grieves her father and realizes it’s ok not to be ok

When RA isn’t your biggest problem: Dad has passed away

Being diagnosed was once the worst Leslie Rott thought it could get—now it is not

Things we lost In The Flood

Leslie Rott writes about the tragic loss of her father during the terrible flooding in Michigan on August 11, 2014

On not getting in on the ground floor: When the disability service office is literally inaccessible

The campus disability office where Leslie is working moves into a building that is NOT handicap accessible

From chronic student to chronic worker

Leslie and the sober realization that she may not be able to work a fulltime job and maintain her health

From lay to professional health advocate

Leslie discovers she loves advocating for others

When I Say I Can’t, I Can’t

Leslie opts out of attending a bridal shower and is taken aback by the curt response
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