Chicago, IL USA
Effie is a writer, blogger and vlogger. She is a patient advocate for those living with rheumatoid arthritis, chronic illness and disability. She has been living with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis for 14 years. Effie began sharing her journey publicly a few years ago and is an advocate for alternative medicine and healing practices, which have helped her tremendously. Effie received a B.A. in Communications and is a Integrative Holistic Health Coach. You can find more on her blog at, Rising Above rheumatoid arthritis.