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Amanda is an Ankylosing Spondylitis warrior and a Fight Like A Girl Club Power Team writer for Ankylosing Spondylitis. Visit Amanda at these places: Twitter: @UnitedVAS Facebook: United VAS Website/Blog: United VAS

Winding Up AS

Have you ever watched a child play with a jack-in-the-box? You see them slowly wind the handle. As the music plays they begin to giggle in anticipation of the clown that is about to appear, and then suddenly…POP! The child has a look of surprise as if they didn’t know …

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I’m Dangerous

Those of us fighting Ankylosing Spondylitis or other illnesses know that every day is a test of our courage and strength. We question if today will be the day when we find a cure, our energy will be restored, or even if we will find a bit of relief for …

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Where Does It Hurt?

Many people who suffer from not only ankylosing spondylitis, but also other autoimmune disorders are familiar with these four words. The problem with the question is that there is no simple answer. For me, my symptoms can change daily. For example, yesterday I couldn’t turn my neck, but today my …

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I’m Not Sorry

When a person lives with Ankylosing Spondylitis or other chronic illnesses, we find ourselves holding on to hope, facing despair, and constant challenges. We embrace the hurdles. First, because we have no choice knowing we can never give up. Second, and no less important, because we are willing to carry …

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