7 Things People Without Arthritis Wouldn’t Understand

  • Symptoms coming and going in just a minute.

  • Everyone thinking that there is only one type of arthritis.

  • Someone saying that arthritis only happens in your hands, as you’re holding a cane to help with your hips.

  • Looking at stairs and remembering 1000 different reasons why you don’t need to go up them, when you really do:


  • Planning out your day in terms of what you want to devote your energy to.  Energy in the body is a rare resource now.

  • Learning hidden tricks that make doing certain things 1000 times easier. Finding the handicap button to open doors is one of them!

  • Getting a super comfy chair that you look forward to using every day: