She is a 35-year-old mom of two struggling with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and Hashimoto’s disease. While she hasn’t quite found her footing in the fight against RA, she is working hard to become a “rheum athlete,” as she finds inspiration from others with chronic conditions striving for excellence in athletics. She is an avid reader, major supporter of the arts and anything that inspires the creative soul in us all.