Rhia's Autoimmune Arthritic/Systemic Life

Patient Leader

Location

Ennis, TX

Nominations

Best in Show: Community or Forum Best in Show: Facebook Best Kept Secret Health Activist Hero Lifetime Achievement Award Patient Leader Hero Best in Show: Blog

Rhia has been writing her blog consistently for years. She is an active volunteer in many organization including FIAA, The Arthritis Foundation and others. She consistently goes out of her way to help others with information when it comes to Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, shogren's disease and others illnesses.

Rhia continuously advocates for Lupus and other diseases by using her Facebook page, posting a wealth of information and links for others.

For over a decade, Rhia has advocated for Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and The Arthritis Foundation. She continually updates her blog and Facebook pages, providing information on the newest treatments or other information. She has gone to Washington D.C, talked to Senators and worked to get legislation passed that furthers these causes.

With many hardships happening in life, sudden horrid dementia that took her Mom in 6 months,the funeral,dealing with 2 severely sprained ankles, chronic pain, putting off 2 back surgeries, 2 abscesses she spent 6 MONTHS healing, pain pump replacement surgery, she continues to do her blog, advocacy & all she can to inspire others giving them hope.  — Rhia

Rhia's Autoimmune Arthritic/Systemic Life

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