HAPPY NEW YEARS! I just want to let everyone know that I’ve been getting a lot more emails recently from people that are struggling with CRPS, I’m trying to email everyone as fast as I possibly can. So if I don’t email you right away that’s probably why. If it's taking me a few… Continue reading Reaching Out
What is "The LiftUp Lifestyle" The LiftUp Lifestyle is a community that helps you Connect, Encourage, and Support one another. Their Value is- "To put meaning behind everything that you do. To look at the people to the right of you and to the left of you with compassion. To see others as an extension of… Continue reading The LiftUp Lifestyle
#IAMAVOTER! It has taken me 26 years to realize that my voice does matters, that my vote does matters! I was one of those people who never fully understood the way government works or how it applies to me. It took me being diagnosed with CRPS a very rare, very painful chronic diagnosis that I… Continue reading WHY I VOTED
Today is National Voter Registration Day! This year I became a first time voter! I was always worried about if I became registered then I would have to do jury duty, that was the ONLY reason stopping me from voting! What made me decide to register was the outcome of the 2016 elections, the shooting… Continue reading I AM A VOTER
How do you want to be remembered when eventually you're done serving? "He served his country." Hopefully, they can add the word "honorably." "A hero is somebody who does the right thing no matter what and I think John throughout his life has been heroic so many times, so we shouldn’t be surprised that as… Continue reading He Served Honorably!
Having CRPS you have no idea what the day will bring! CRPS is an EVERYDAY thing! It’s been a long day! I’ve been in and out of one urgent care clinic to be sent to another for a full work up. I left the house at 9:30ish this morning and didn’t get back home until… Continue reading CRPS Is An Everyday Thing!
After reading CNBC story about 23andMe and Breast Cancer I had to share my story! When I did my 23andMe I was lucky enough to know beforehand that I didn’t have the BC (Breast Cancer) gene. My dad’s side of the family possibly carries the gene. My Dad’s Twin Sister had BC, another Sister of… Continue reading 23andMe + Breast Cancer
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
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. ~ Solomon Ortiz Over the years I've had remarkable and inspiring teachings.. rather it was from my countless years of schooling or from people I've met in between nevertheless I've looked up to and admire… Continue reading For My Teachers
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