On arthritis and diagnosis

Here’s my latest column for the Nelson Mail, ‘My illness finally has a face, where I talk about being diagnosed with Ankolysing Spondylitis – inflammatory arthritis in my spine.


Previous columns.

‘Time for a fresh face for Nelson.’ Women in politics, particularly in Nelson. (9 July)

‘Safety at risk, new rules needed.’ Tattoo regulation in Nelson. (25 June)

‘I’m a feminist and it’s not fun. It is what it says on the box! (11 June)

‘Confessions of a snack addict.’ About my allergies to pretty much everything. (28 May)

‘The bug that changed my life.’ About my illness. (14 May)

‘Don’t imagine there isn’t a cost.’  – About being an outspoken woman online. (3 May)

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