Since being diagnosed with CRPS, I have done a lot of research. Research as to what CRPS is, what is the best treatment out there, why I got this, what could I have done differently to not get this? Every aspect of this journey, I have researched and sought input from physicians along the way. […]
Read More Preventing CRPS?
I, like almost everyone else in the country, have addiction in my family. So, I have always said that I don’t want to take anything that I could get addicted to. I’ve seen family members struggle with addiction and I know that’s not something I want any part of. Back in June 2018, following my […]
Read More CRPS and the Treatment That Actually Works!
I read an article on Facebook about CRPS and how it was dubbed the suicide disease. I shared this article on facebook hoping to raise awareness for CRPS because not many people have ever heard of it. Instead of raising awareness, it raised concerns of me being suicidal. I had several people question if I […]
Read More Me…Depression?
As promised, after I completing my bachelors degree, I am back at writing! There’s just something so freeing about it! I have missed it, but I needed to make school a priority to get done, and I’m very happy to say that I have completed my Bachelors Degree in Science in Healthcare Management! I am […]
Read More I’m BAAAACK!
Today marks the one year anniversary of my surgery. A surgery that was life changing. A surgery that forever changed the way I interact in my every day life. It changed what I wear, my hair style, the way I hug my daughter, truly every aspect of my life. It’s crazy, looking back on who […]
Read More A Year…Already?!
I’ve had several people ask if I was done with my blog and the answer is…..ABSOLUTELY NOT! I’m just a little caught up with a difficult class and spending time with family, which will come before anything. Good news is, I’m getting close to being done with this class (thank God) and then I’ll have […]
Read More Are you done with your blog?
The next thing I found in my research for things to help my CRPS Pain was hemp oil! I read how it could help with anxiety, depression, sleep and pain. Although, I didn’t read anyone with CPRS claim that it helped them with pain, I did read a physician claim that it helped his diabetic […]
Read More CRPS-Pain Management and Hemp Oil
As time went on, I was getting closer and closer to my trip to Alaska. Closer and closer to the cold weather, that I was not prepared for. I needed something to help with the pain. At this point, I was still against starting any kind of medications for pain. I started researching things that […]
Read More CRPS-Pain Management and Biofeedback
Recently one of my close friends told me about a comment that was made to her. She has recently lost quite a bit of weight and someone told her she looked like a stick and that she didn’t need to lose anymore weight. She asked me why people feel like it’s ok to say things […]
Read More But you don’t look like you’re in pain!
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You just do the thing you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt I […]
Read More Pushing Through with CRPS