Elizabeth Medeiros is a young adult who has dealt with juvenile-onset psoriatic arthritis since she was a small child, in addition to other chronic conditions. She studied for her undergrad in design in Boston. She has kept a blog, The Girl with Arthritis, since age 14 about how she’s coped with chronic pain from such a young age. She also is a contributor for HealthUnion, and previously was a columnist with Bio News Science. Elizabeth hopes to inspire those living with psoriatic arthritis and juvenile arthritis by sharing her story and offering practical tips on coping, emotional wellness, and advocating. Elizabeth enjoys crocheting, making art, traveling, and cooking when she isn’t writing. You can learn more about her by following her on Instagram @GirlWithArthritis.