“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
Ever since I could remember I’ve grown up looking at people whom I could believe in when they spoke and fought to change the world just because they believed it was right not because someone told them too or was paying them for it. This is probably why I’ve always looked up to Tea Leoni…… Continue reading We Need More People Like Tea Leoni and Elizabeth McCord!
Once again I’m honored to be able to share my story of being diagnosed with CRPS you and with the world. This time I was asked by @shesfittolead to do an interview with them and I couldn’t be more excited! She’s Fit to Lead is dedicated to Girls and Women everywhere. This past year I’ve…… Continue reading She’s Fit To Lead Article (Coming Soon)
Hi my name is Margaret Twitty and I live in Connecticut. For 18 years I was an Athlete more specifically I was a Gymnast for 18 years. But that all changed on February 17, 2015 when I was diagnosed with CRPS. CRPS is a rare illness/diagnosis called ‘Complex Regional Pain Syndrome’ (CRPS). CRPS is…… Continue reading Sharing My Story
Groton, Connecticut… This Is Our Town! For 20 years I have seen what makes my town and what breaks my town. I’ve never realized how much someone can be shaped by it. Each of us has a different viewpoint than the next person on how it changed us but in the end it all comes…… Continue reading I Got You Joey
Dear World, My name is Margaret Twitty and I am a 24 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
YES, CRPS/RSD IS A TYPE OF CHRONIC PAIN! Chronic pain is a serious problem but is often made worse by misinformation, negative attitudes and beliefs, outdated ideas, negative emotions. It is recognised that chronic pain is often mismanaged, not because we lack adequate treatments, but because of fear and ignorance. These steps are designed to…… Continue reading Ten Steps To Overcoming Chronic Pain
Today I said Goodbye to my Childhood and High School Friend Joey Gingerella. I was profoundly moved by how Beautiful, Powering, and Inspiring everything was. I can say that without a doubt there wasn’t a dry eye in sight. But as tears continued to ran down my face I couldn’t help but be proud and…… Continue reading The Life Of Joseph Gingerella
Today we Said Goodbye to Our Teammate. Our Friend. Our Jo Jo Nice. Please Help Keep Joey’s Legacy Alive 🕯❤
Dear readers, I know that my recent posting haven’t been about my recovery or really anything that is on my journey with CRPS/RSD and I apologize for that part. What I will never do is apologize for honoring and remembering my friend Joey Gingerella #JusticeForJoey ………… I’ve never been more prouder of calling this town, this community…… Continue reading Fitch Falcons UNITED!