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Pain Makes Us Who We Are 

  Let your pain empower you, Not all of us are destined to break. And if you find yourself broken, Allow for each broken piece To faithfully make sense I would never put public speaking on my "special skills" list, but over these past years I have been called to do just that more than a number of… Continue reading Pain Makes Us Who We Are 

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Honoring A Hero!

I can FINALLY tell the world what I’ve been working on with my Representative Chris Conley since November of last year! After the tragic lose of our friend and family member Joey Gingerella, I reached out to our high school Fitch High to see if they could have a plaque or something that could be… Continue reading Honoring A Hero!

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She’s Fit To Lead Article 

"We’re big believers in Margaret Twitty’s favorite saying,"Know The Person Not The Disability.” But sometimes, learning more about a disability is an important way to understand what others around us are going through. With that in mind, we asked Margaret Twitty, founder of the 2/17 clothing line and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome sufferer to share… Continue reading She’s Fit To Lead Article 

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Move Forward PT 

“I am 24 and performed gymnastics practically my whole life. I was recently diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a rare neurological disorder. It began after I had suffered trauma to my right foot when a horse stepped on it. A few months later I had surgery on the same foot to correct a… Continue reading Move Forward PT 

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A Letter To The World 

Dear World, My name is Margaret Twitty and I am a 27 year old suffering with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy also called (CRPS/RSD).  You may know me personally or you may not, but who I am is not really important, only the fact that I live in chronic pain.  Having chronic pain… Continue reading A Letter To The World 

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How Do You Feel?? 

Pain is subjective. No one but you knows how you really feel. When you have RSD, pain is at the core of your treatment and medications. Nurses and doctors constantly ask you to measure your pain on a scale of 1 to 10, or by pointing to a series of faces. What do you do… Continue reading How Do You Feel?? 

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Every family has a legacy, and this is mine

Some are teachers, some are musicians, and some legacies are in themselves dynasties. But my family’s legacy has a number of things. For instance.. Girls have ALWAYS been born first on my dad’s side of the family, my ancestors come from slavery, my dad, my brother, and I can’t read music but we know how… Continue reading Every family has a legacy, and this is mine

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Dear Sister Survivors

The stories we want to hear the least are the ones we need to hear the most. To my fellow Sister Survivors and Army Of Women. I’m so proud of every one you! You showed no fear and looked evil in the eye for the very last time! As a former USA Gymnastics gymnast, who… Continue reading Dear Sister Survivors

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1 Year Without You

The hardest part of saying goodbye is having to do it again every single day. Every day we face the same truth. But life is fleeting. That our time here is short. And to honor the fallen, we must live our own lives well. As I’m writing this tears are falling from my eyes because… Continue reading 1 Year Without You

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Lived And Died A Hero 

The hardest part of saying goodbye is having to do it again every single day. Every day we face the same truth. But life is fleeting. That our time here is short. And to honor the fallen, we must live our own lives well.What happens to those left behind when you lose someone in life… Continue reading Lived And Died A Hero