Wellness Program Components
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Exercise is beneficial both physically and mentally. From gentle stretches you can do while seated, to cardio and strength training options for all levels, these resources are designed to help you move your body at every stage of your vasculitis journey.
Living with vasculitis requires mental strength and fortitude. The impact vasculitis has on the body is not limited to physical symptoms. These resources are designed to be personalized to meet your needs right where you are now.
You are the expert on what is happening in your body. It is important to your health that you know how to be your own advocate. These self-advocacy resources will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need.
Creating a Better Way of Life by Sharing Our Stories
Our Victories Over Vasculitis
Victory Over Vasculitis Ambassadors
The VOV Ambassadors are patients with vasculitis who are enthusiastic about the health and wellness of the entire vasculitis community. VOV Ambassadors advocate for the VOV program as a means to improve overall wellness. They are the driving force behind the VOV program and the resources it provides to other patients.
Name: Art Diaz
Year Diagnosed: 2017
“Helping other patients with their journey by connecting with them as we share our own experiences. We often feel alone and disconnected; however, we have an amazing vasculitis community that strives to help one another.”
Name: Jenn Gordon
Year Diagnosed: 2014
“I have met the most amazing and inspiring people since being diagnosed with vasculitis.”
Name: Brandon Hudgins
Year Diagnosed: 2008
“You have the power to deal with the things that are in front of you.”
Name: Stacey Ivits
Year Diagnosed: 2002
“I believe in the transformative power of social connection for healing and well-being.”
Name: Kathy Olevsky
Year Diagnosed: 2009
“I’ve really enjoyed my work as the VF webinar host. I know how much all that information has helped me and I hope we are meeting the needs of other VF patients.”