First, I will explain the name.
Fortitude. — The definitions I found are “courage in pain or adversity” and “overcome fear and remain steady as one faces obstacles”.
RA — Rheumatoid arthritis is a form of inflammatory arthritis. It is a chronic disease and it is systemic. It is also an autoimmune disease, where the immune system attacks the body’s own tissues.
The name Fortitude was an inspiration from my running shoes – their name is “Fortitude”. (Thank you Asics.) When I thought about the definition of Fortitude, it was a perfect fit.
I hope you and I will find the courage that we need to face RA.