The Pain and Relief of Being a Writer with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Writer with Rheumatoid Arthritis

As I type this post, it’s winter. It’s 41F / 5C and I’m sat by the radiator with gloves on. I’m working. I am a writer. I have rheumatoid arthritis.

My mum warned me all my childhood not to crack my fingers. The threats of you’ll get arthritis when you’re old fell on deaf ears.