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
The cooler, rainy weather has me not feeling so good today. The weather seems to really affect my CRPS! I’ve had a lot of stinging, stabbing nerve pain today. Which makes it really hard to focus on anything. Earlier today, I was attempting to study when my phone rang. It was my endocrinologist’s office saying […]Read More Hyper…Now Hypothyroidism? Is CRPS to Blame?
As I began to move more, I started to notice the pain would get worse with movement. This is when I started holding my arm and tried to avoid moving it. This was the beginning of a bad thing! With CRPS you have to keep moving, not moving only makes CRPS worse! This is hard […]Read More CRPS Is More Than Excruciating Pain?
You’ve seen me write RSD and you’ve seen me write CRPS, but are they different? Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is the old term used, this has now been replaced with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). So, really they are the same sucky syndrome! Most older physicians will call it RSD, while younger ones call it […]Read More Are RSD and CRPS Different?
“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill Just some encouraging words for anyone out there struggling with anything, whether it be CRPS or something totally different….just continue! Continuing doing something, never give up! ❤️Read More Continue On