Rheumatic Reading List March 2021



Hi Everyone,

Here is a roundup of reading material for all rheumatic illness warriors.

If you have Sjogren's, Lupus, or any other rheumatic disease, it's worth skimming through this list to see if any of it may help you in your quest for remission against your illness.

Blog Reading

Exclusive Interview with Wellness Warrior: Cristina Montoya!

I recently did an interview with Cristina to learn more about her website, her arthritis and what inspired her to start up this blog and website The Arthritis Dietician.


Wellness Warrior


  • It’s always great to hear a comeback story. This one is worth a read. Major Taylor Journal: My cycling comeback story. Desiree Peterkin rode almost every day until she was diagnosed with a rare disease. After that, cycling became the focus of her comeback.


News Articles



  • Brain Fog: Patient Information Sheet, Sjogren's Foundation. Letting yourself laugh and talk about your feelings will help reduce stress and anxiety, which contribute to fatigue and “brain fog” in Sjögren’s. Read the sheet here.


  • Check out this article if you want Self-Advocacy Tips from the Lupus Foundation of America.




  • Significant Association Found Between Endometriosis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Read the article here.

COVID-19 Articles

  • Extraordinary patient offers surprising clues to origins of coronavirus variants. Read the article here.


  • Susannah Colt: Sympathy for the COVID long-haulers. Read the article here.


Articles on the GI Track

  • Gastrointestinal Issues Common in Primary Sjögren’s, Pilot Study Reports. Read it here.

  • The One Gut Bacteria An MD Says Is Crucial For Longevity + 3 Foods to Fertilize It. Read about it here.

  • Need something new and delicious to sip. Check out this article from Mind Body Green.

I always encourage fellow warriors to work hard at educating their self on the diseases they have. By doing this they can become better at advocating for themselves.


I hope that sharing this list you can help find information, resources and stories that help you on your journey.


Thank you for reading Warriors.

Wishing you Health and Happiness,


Heather 💜

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