Reality-star couple and Arthritis Foundation fundraisers Meg Maley, CBS’ “Big Brother” Season 17 houseguest and person with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and Mike Holloway, winner of CBS’ “Survivor” Season 30, share the real deal of their experience dating with arthritis as the third wheel.
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Psoriatic arthritis has created plenty of challenges for Richard Kandalec, but the 65-year-old has found ways to continue the outdoors activities he loves.
Kandalec was diagnosed with psoriasis in his early 30s. Embarrassed by the red, flaky skin patches, the Mentor, Ohio, resident often wore long sleeves, even in the summer and in the woodworking, welding and industrial arts classes he taught – which was risky because his clothes could catch on the machines.
When Kandalec learned a few years later that he also had psoriatic arthritis, he says, “It was tough.”