Recently a lot of people have been asking me what is CRPS/RSD and how did I get it. I never realized that I didn't share how all this came to be. So without further ado here is my story! ------ A horse and having a bunion surgery! I was stepped on a 900lb horse in… Continue reading How It Happened!
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
“We are not meant to be boxed in. To be labeled. To be defined by the outside world so that it may feel more comfortable when it looks at us. So that it feels like it has us figured out. We are multifaceted. We are MANY things.” Sophia Bush What are the MANY things that… Continue reading I AM MANY
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!
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
Raising Money For a Cause I Care About: On February 17, 2015 I was diagnosed with CRPS/RSD a rare and non-curable illness that has changed my life in so many ways. I have decided that instead of making my birthday all about me I want to make it all about finding a cure for this… Continue reading Birthday Donations