Only you get to decide who you are going to be. . . “The girl was a gypsy before an illness took control of her legs, now she watches in awe the world pass by whilst stillness teaches her about inner strength.” -Nikki Rowe . . CRPS AWARENESS
Last year I did an online article for Practical Pain Management about my life with CRPS. Here is just a piece of the article.. For Margaret, now 24, the terrible burning sensation that heralded the onset of CRPS began only a few days after the surgery. She’d expected some discomfort. Because bunions run in her… Continue reading Living With Burning Pain: One Patient’s CRPS Story.
I have been trying to find the right words to describe to my family members and friends for almost 4 years on what it's like to be living with CRPS/RSD. Some people get it.. to a degree and some just can't separate that I look "fine" or "normal". To them it's hard that they don't… Continue reading Letter To Families and Friends of CRPS/RSD Patients.
Tuesday “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” - Leonard Cohen . . . Even though it feels that my body has betrayed me with this illness, I chose to embrace the light. .
“I create beautiful art, so I can look back on the life my body fell short of in such a way that it brings me peace.” Nikki Rowe .