• Sandi's Ow
    Sandi's Ow

A woman with RA looks back on her tough decision not to have children

Sandi Davis looks back on the decision she made years ago not to have children after she had a genetic panel done. Does she regret her choice? Did the fears she had about a life without kids come true?

Got overlapping diseases? How one woman identifies which is what

Writer Sandi Davis, who has RA, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, Raynaud’s, and occasionally tests positive for lupus, identifies which disease or syndrome is acting up by their symptoms

Portrait of the writer with RA as a young woman

A friend sends Sandi Davis an old photo and she recalls the young woman receiving a scholarship award in an Oklahoma furniture store

Baby it’s too cold outside for arthritis

Brrr Winter: It’s cold, it’s windy and it makes Sandi Davis hurt

Chronic pain and suicide: Why one arthritis patient didn’t kill herself as planned

20 years ago while in an arthritic flare, Sandi Davis nearly killed herself – here’s why she didn’t and quietly celebrates this Christmas Eve anniversary

No stranger to side effects: Hoping the good in medicines outweighs the bad

While experiencing a side effect—feeling like her brain had been wrapped up in flannel—Sandi Davis riffs on the downside of medication

It’s a Christmas Sandi’s Ow!

Merry Christmas from one of Santa’s true believers

Battling chronic illness? Try a little kindness to others

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a few well-placed words can change a stranger’s day for the better.

Clowning around

Sandi and her days of greasepaint and a crush on a clown named Hans

Clean is a matter of perspective –aka “The Dust Bunny Ranch”

Sandi on why her messy house is as good as it gets

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