Living With RA

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Living With RA

Some mornings, getting out of bed means more than just stepping over a sleeping partner to get to your slippers on the other side of the room.

It means enduring a mental meltdown because there’s no way you’ll be able to do your usual morning routine; and it means confronting the fact that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is hindering your life in ways you never thought possible.

Even simple tasks like tying your shoes or texting are suddenly difficult as your fingers stiffen and ache with every movement. You might even find yourself avoiding social activities because you’re worried about how much pain you’ll be in when you get there and whether or not people will notice how much pain you’re in.

It doesn’t have to be this way! There is hope for you, and I—Stefanie—will draw off decades of experience as an RA coach to help you regain control of your life by providing transformative assistance that covers every aspect of what makes up “life” for someone with RA. I will help you navigate through social situations with ease, make sure that every day is easier than the one before, and guide you towards a future where any physical limitations are just a memory.

Who Am I?

You’ve been living with RA for a while now, and the idea of getting through the day—let alone getting through life—can feel like a herculean task. Every single step you take towards your goals is met with pain and exhaustion. Every single thing you want to do feels like an impossible dream.

You’ve been living with RA for a while now, and the idea of getting through the day—let alone getting through life—can feel like a herculean task. Every single step you take towards your goals is met with pain and exhaustion. Every single thing you want to do feels like an impossible dream.

You might think that this kind of transformation is impossible, but it’s not! It’s just a matter of finding the right coach to help you reach your goals. That’s why I’m here: to help you develop a personalized plan of action that will get you back on track and feeling better than ever before!

Drawing off decades of experience as an RA coach, I have helped countless people just like you find their footing again after rheumatoid arthritis took hold of their lives. Whether you’re looking for assistance navigating your new diagnosis or want to keep your symptoms at bay so that you can pursue your dreams with vigor again, I will work with you to create a plan that fits your needs and goals—and see it through until we reach them together.

So, if you’re feeling lost and out of control, don’t hesitate to reach out to me. I’ll be here to help you regain control of your life and live the best possible version of yourself!

Why Work With Me?

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you know how much it can take out of you. You’re not just dealing with the pain and inflammation of your joints—you’re dealing with a mental and physical meltdown that can leave you feeling like you’re trapped in a nightmare.

But there is hope! I am Stefanie, and I help people like you get their lives back on track. Having worked with 100’s of patients I know what it’s like to live with RA. The daily tasks that were once simple—getting dressed, washing dishes, cooking dinner—can become a nightmare when your joints are swollen and inflamed.

I know what it’s like to be stuck in bed for days at a time because even getting up to use the bathroom becomes too much for your body to handle. And I understand what it feels like when people start avoiding you because they don’t want to see your suffering anymore.

But today marks the beginning of a new chapter in your life! Today is the day that we begin our journey together, where I will help you figure out how to take back control over your life and live it on YOUR terms (even if those terms are “lying on the couch watching Netflix all day”).

If you’re still on the fence about working with me, here are three reasons why I’m your perfect match:

It’s a tough time to be dealing with a serious illness, but that doesn’t mean you should have to go through it alone. I know how debilitating RA can be for the people who suffer from it—it’s my job to help them live their best lives. As an experienced medical professional and someone who has dealt with her own struggles with health, I want you to know there is SO MUCH HOPE.

It might seem like there’s no end in sight, but I know from working with hundreds of patients how much better life can become when you receive the proper care and guidance. Living life more difficult than it already is. And you certainly don’t have to give up on the day-to-day things that bring you joy just because RA is making them hard to accomplish.

I know what it’s like to live with this condition; my goal is for you not only to survive it but thrive with it. You don’t have to give up on the things that bring you joy because of RA.

I teach people to live their best life with RA. I teach them what their medications do, what their labs mean, and help them communicate with their complicated medical teams. I also provide the teaching and tools to guide lifestyle choices to complement modern medicine. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out the right thing to do for your body, but I’ve totally got this covered!

I’ve been working in the health and wellness industry for 5 years and have helped hundreds of people overcome chronic pain and illness. If you’re like a lot of my patients, you might be wondering what exactly an RA coach is—and why you might want to work with one. So let me explain!

Over the past decade, there’s been a shift in how we treat illness. We no longer rely on prescription meds to fix us—we use natural remedies like diet, exercise, and meditation to heal our bodies from within. You see, it’s not always the drugs that heal us; sometimes it’s the lifestyle changes we make that help our bodies to naturally heal themselves. And when it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, these kinds of lifestyle changes are often exactly what you need to get your life back on track.

So, if you’re ready to go beyond your typical medications, and your prescriptions and start living the healthy life you deserve from within—I’m the person for you! I’ll teach you how to overcome RA from the inside out. From simple routines to get moving again, to natural remedies for pain management and stress relief. My goal is to teach you how to live a healthier life for years to come with minimal side effects or risks.

I will personally guide you through your journey with RA. Whether your new to the diagnosis or have had it for decades, think of me as a friend holding your hand in a foreign country and showing you all of the hidden gems!

Working with me is a one-on-one process where I work closely with you to find the root of your problems and develop a customized protocol for you that fits into your lifestyle and allows you to take back control of your life. I will personally guide you through every step of the way, from selecting the best supplements and medications to integrating them into your daily routine so that they are as effective as possible.

So, are you ready to start your journey to a better tomorrow?