A.S. Face 0737: Jessica Collins

Face 73720130928_144634 PhotoGrid_1380408776566My name is Jessica Collins. I live in Bend, Oregon. I am 22 years old and although I didn’t receive my diagnosis until I was 19,I have had AS since I was 8 years old. At times I struggle but it is up to me to maintain my quality of life and mobility. I am proud to become a face of AS and hope to continue the spread of awareness for this disease.

Oregon, United States of America


5 Responses to “A.S. Face 0737: Jessica Collins”

  1. Love you Jess….you are so amazing. You never use this as an excuse or plee for attention.

  2. You are a rock star and you make me so proud to be your sister!! Your strength, bravery, grace, and determination is inspiring! You could have taken many roads upon learning your diagnosis, especially at such a vulnerable age and I’m so proud of the road you have chosen and the way you are tackling this thing head on!! I love you my J Bear ❤

    • YOU are an amazing woman, My brother is story # 699. Bless you for sharing and stay strong. I am so proud of all of you. You inspire me and my family.

  3. Dear Jessica,
    Thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
    Sincerely Cookie

  4. I wish you the best, Jessica. All of us on this website do!
    Sincerely, Stephania #445

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