Posts by Karen


I received this email yesterday. While I would never disclose personal information I do want to share the feeling of how great it is when you make a difference in someone’s else’s life and months down the track they contact you to show their gratitude. People never forget how make them feel. Here is part [...]

The Latest News on Biologics for Kids with RA in Australia

I do not support any particular drug company. However, the need for biologic medicines which are accessible quickly in Australia continues to be something which I will always be passionate about. The following is great news for children with RA in Australia. This is from one of Australia’s leading paediatric rheumatologists, Dr Jeffrey Chaitow. About [...]

New Treatment in Australia for kids with rheumatoid arthritis

I am hearing about a newly approved Roche drug for kids with arthritis. Stay tuned…….

Hope is Incurable – Arthritis Support Group – Nov 16

I have booked Cibo on Nov 16 at 6.45 p.m. The address is 767 2nd Ave at E41st. Richard Branson says “we don’t celebrate enough’ and I have to agree. So let’s celebrate the holidays, friendship and the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012. Have a great weekend. Cheers Karen

World Arthritis Day OCTOBER 12, 2011

The Arthritis Foundation is joining a global effort on October 12, World Arthritis Day, to increase awareness of the many forms of arthritis.  Policy makers on Capitol Hill will be reminded that “Arthritis is Unacceptable.” World Arthritis Day is part of a global initiative by the United Nations-endorsed Bone and Joint Decade. Arthritis is not an ‘old person’s disease.” [...]

Enemy Within now an ibook

Oooooh I am so excited. My book is now available on the ibookstore. Very cool.

A Brave New World

In my book, ‘Enemy Within – A memoir of strength, determination and acceptance’ I write about 9/11. I called the chapter ‘A Brave New World.’ Ten years ago every New Yorker understood that the world had changed. We all had to be brave and courageous. Some faced the adversity without fear and made the ultimate [...]

Venus William’s Auto Immune Disease is a form of arthritis.

Venus Williams has pulled out of the US Open due to an auto immune disease which is a type of arthritis – Sjogrens Syndrome. Despite her disappointment, pain and fatigue she still had the guts to come out and tell the public. This takes so much courage. Thank you Venus. We are chipping away at [...]

Be Kind To Humankind Week Aug 25-31

Today marks the beginning of “Be Kind To Humankind Week.” Lately, I’ve enjoyed devoting at least one part of my day to reaching out to others, making connections and/or doing a random act of kindness. I’ve just been doing small things like sending thank you cards or dropping off a surprise bunch of flowers to a friend. [...]

Hope is Incurable – Arthritis Support Group

Hi Everyone, I look forward to sharing an evening with you at Cibo restaurant. Where? 767 2nd Ave between East 42nd and East 41 St in Manhattan. When? August 24, 2011 at 6.45 p.m. We’ll share some stories and offer support. I hope to see you there, Karen

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