Ankylosing Spondylitis

New project: Ankylose This!

You may well ask what I’m up to when I’m not declaring war on half my family and friends. You may wonder what my follow-up to DFL will be. Wonder no more. Announcing Ankylose This! — a group blog about living with ankylosing spondylitis.

Like DFL, it’s a Blogger-based blog (oh boy) that makes use of a furnished template rather than one of my own questionable designs. (This makes for quicker launches, less procrastination, and a focus on writing — which is what I’m good at — rather than design.) Unlike DFL, it’s a group blog: I’m hoping that other AS-afflicted bloggers will contribute.

I don’t think there’s anything else like this (though I’d love to be proven wrong). Certainly not for ankylosing spondylitis: most sites are community support groups rather than blogs. No idea how this will turn out, but it could turn out very well indeed.

Ankylose This!

Clearly I’m in a Tribe-making mood lately. Herewith, Ankylose This!, a tribe for ankylosing spondylitis sufferers. I expect it will take a while before there are (m)any members, since the disease is uncommon. The tribe’s name is what I came up with, years ago, when I gave a little thought to creating an AS site. Of course, that never happened, so I’m resurrecting it here.

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