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Sheryl R. Patient Expert

Los Angeles, California
Hi. I?m Sheryl. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis when I was 25. I?m now 36. Last year or... Full Bio
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Everything Is Amazing, Yet Nobody’s Happy by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Comedian Louis CK does an excellent job of helping us all gain some perspective. There are a lot of things in each of our lives that make life difficult, but if we step bac ... Read on »
Everything Is Amazing, Yet Nobody’s Happy by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Comedian Louis CK does an excellent job of helping us all gain some perspective. There are a lot of things in each of our lives that make life difficult, but if we s ... Read on »
Arthritis Walk At Six Flags Magic Mountain by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The Arthritis Walk at Six Flags Magic Mountain was a smashing success today! There was a HUGE turnout and the theme park was the perfect location. Having the walk at ... Read on »
Let’s Move Together! Arthritis Walks Are Upon Us! by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Just wanted to send out a reminder that we are in the midst of Arthritis Walk season! I’m kicking off the season by attending the New York City walk in Battery Park on April ... Read on »
Annoying Arthritis Moment of the Week by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis We all have them, right? For me, they sometimes occur several times a day. I’m talking about small incidents that sprout into a slap across the face that translates to, “You ... Read on »
Great Gadgets: Electric Peeler To The Rescue by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis CNET’s Appliances and Kitchen Gadget blog features an uber-cool electric peeler. Yup, you heard that right. Electric peeler. Now you can skin potatoes, apples, and carrots ... Read on »
Arthritis Today Magazine Boasts New Website by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I recently took a self-guided tour of the new Arthritis Today website and I must say, I’m very impressed! I think the site has the potential to be one of the top resourc ... Read on »
Health Care Coverage In Uncertain Economic Times by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The New York Times offers these very useful tips, with regards to managing your health care coverage if you have been recently laid off or fear that a layoff may be in your ... Read on »
Arthritis Research and Prevention Act Included In Economic Stimulus Package by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis News flash from arthritis.org: Today, President Obama will sign the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1), a $787 billion economic stimulus bil ... Read on »
Chronic Pain Is Highlighted On TV’s “House” by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Episode Title: Painless (Season 5, Episode 512) Writers: Thomas Moran & Eli Attie Original Air Date: 1-19-09 Summary from the FOX.com website: House (Hugh Laur ... Read on »
Arthritis Patient Seeking Dr. Right by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Happy Valentine’s Day, arthritis friends! “Doctors” is a popular topic at my young adult support group meetings. I’m lucky that the two rheumatologists I’ve seen for my a ... Read on »
Educational Seminar On Sleep for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I don’t know about you, but if I don’t get a good night’s sleep, I am worthless the next day. Sometimes the pain from my arthritis prevents me from getting a quality night’s ... Read on »
Vote For ArthritisFriend.com In Wellsphere’s Health Blogger Awards by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Click Here To Vote! Hi Friends, I am writing to ask you to please take some time between now and the end of the day (January 31st) to vote for me in Wellsphere.com ... Read on »
2009 Arthritis Walk: Let’s Move Together by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Grab your sneakers! It' s time to sign up for the Arthritis Walk. I love the arthritis walks for two simple reasons. The walks raise money for the Arthritis Foundatio ... Read on »
Great News! Arthritis Act to be Introduced Again by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Update from Arthritis.org: The 111th Congress began on January 6, 2009, and all legislation not signed into law before that date must be introduced again.  The Arthriti ... Read on »
The Mental and Physical Frustrations of Arthritis by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis During the holidays, I read about musician named Jason Crigler who suffered a brain hemorrhage that left him temporarily unable to speak or walk. He also had to teach himse ... Read on »
9 Arthritis-Friendly Things I’d Like to See in 2009 by Sheryl R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I think we’d all like the world to become a more arthritis-friendly place. To that end, I came up with a list of nine things that could set that idea in motion this year ... Read on »