Susan Gold

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Susan is a 63-year-old writer, publisher and educator with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that causes painful swelling of the linings of the joints. Since the initial onset of her pain Susan has been a self-advocate and educator. Susan created the Southern Maine Chronic Pain support group, helping her and other chronic pain sufferers in the area keep a positive outlook on life despite their pain.

Portraits of Pain: Susan Gold