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Excerpts from the book
“In a roundabout way, I have my chronic illness to thank for leading me on a path that allowed me to further pursue my dreams in acting.” - Alexa Sutherland
"What was I thinking?" I'd signed up for an undergraduate summer abroad program in Madrid and, as my departure neared, I was terrified. Newly disabled, I wasn't sure I could handle it. I went anyway.” - Karol Silverstein
“Have hope your child will get better.” - Steven Moustos
“Don't be afraid to pivot!” - Stefanie Remson
“One of my biggest pet peeves is when you first tell someone about your condition, and they respond with “Oh my grandma has that”. RA is not just an "old person" disease. I'm openly discussing in hopes of not only having more control and acceptance of the situation, but to support other young people in feeling less lonely in their struggles.” - Puisy Luong
“Slow down and find joy in the little things. It really is some of the best medicine.” - Kristen Drennen
"This disease and all of its subsequent experiences have made me a more wholesome and loving individual. Or least that's what I like to imagine." - Edwin Mejia
“When the doctor becomes a patient. How rheumatoid arthritis changed this pediatric rheumatologist's doctoring and career path.” - Saimun Singla
“Nothing mentioned here is a cure. There isn’t one, I will not be a victim. I will not be seen as a victim. I understand it, I have a plan.” - Ray Bouchard
“I have RA, but RA does not have me. I choose faith over fear!” - Ashley Davis
“Everyone has a story to tell, and each story - no matter how small - can make a huge difference." - Taylor Van Emmerik
“You are stronger than you think.” - Kourtney Johnson
“When you see the same patients again and again, there’s a relationship and a bond that you develop.” - Latika Gupta
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