This post I've been debating on writing because it's something that not even my parents know about. I was sexual mistreated at a young age by a then family friend. It's taken me years to remember what happened because at a young age you don't know what's right or wrong but as I grew up… Continue reading #MeToo
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 times. That… Continue reading Pain Makes Us Who We Are
This post is going to be a little bit different because this post is about something that needs to be talked about more. I'm talking about sexual assault and harassment. It happens to everyone, it even happens to people in the public eye. Gymnasts Aly Raisman spoke out about the sexual assaults that happened to… Continue reading Till It Happens To You!
Chronic Pain: A Burden Often SharedBy JANE E. BRODYChronic pain is a family problem. When people experience unrelenting pain, everyone they live with and love is likely to suffer. The frustration, anxiety, stress and depression that often go with chronic pain can also afflict family members and friends who feel helpless to provide relief.Healthy family… Continue reading Chronic Pain: A Burden Often Shared
When I thought I couldn't be more prouder of my cousin AJ Hawk, this piece done by the The Players Tribune proved me wrong! To me AJ Hawk isn't just a football player he's so much more than that. AJ's a son, father, husband, brother, and cousin. AJ is someone you can trust, someone who's… Continue reading Love Of The Game
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
Joey “Jo-Jo Nice” Gingerella was a bright light in the lives of so many who knew him. His smile was golden and contagious. It is only fitting that following his senseless murder in December 2016 that Groton Little League approached his family with the idea of raising money to install lights at the Calvin Burrows… Continue reading Light It Up Joey Fund
We all have a Family Legacy each and every one of us. Some good and some not so good but we all have one. Here is My Family's Legacy. My family is made up of service.. Service to the Military, to the Medical Field, to the Community. My Great-Uncle survived Pearl Harbor. My Grandfather… Continue reading My Family’s Legacy!
Theses are the moments that help change our lives, these are the very collisions that help make us who we are.
So often we find ourselves in situations where people are trying their best to help us when in reality they very well may be hurting us. I can see how being a loved one of someone with CRPS can be challenging in more ways than one. You may find yourself not knowing what we want… Continue reading 5 Do’s and Don’ts When It Comes to People with CRPS