Life doesn’t always go to plan; but in those moments of adversity, picking yourself up and carrying on will be the best and hardest thing you do. Imagine that your life suddenly changes and you find yourself walking down a different path. Just like that. In the blink of an eye, everything you imagined is… Continue reading From Gymnast to CRPS Fighter!
Before CRPS I had everything or at least what I needed, but privately I was absolutely broken inside. I kept it all together enough to where I would never let anyone else down but I kept it too much together to where I eventually let myself down. Over the years I've learned that it's not… Continue reading U Matter!
"Human touch. Our first form of communication. Safety, security, comfort, all in the gentle caress of a finger. Or the brush of lips on a soft cheek. It connects us when we’re happy, bolsters us in times of fear, excites us in times of passion and love. We need that touch from the one we… Continue reading The Human Touch
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.