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How It Happened!

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!

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CRPS & The Legal System

CRPS: The Silent Injury Exposed There are many types of injuries and conditions that can afflict us, and nerve damage can be among the worst. There may be no way to find out if nerve damage is caused by something major or minor, and in some cases, you simply have to go through many tests… Continue reading CRPS & The Legal System

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Reaching Out

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

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WHY I VOTED

#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

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The Hidden Gifts Within The Trauma Of Sexual Abuse.

I want to share a book that I’ve been reading lately that has been helping me. The book is called “The Hidden Gifts Within the Trauma of Sexual Abuse” The author Keira Poulsen reached out to me on Instagram sharing with me about how she recently came forward with her own truth about being sexually… Continue reading The Hidden Gifts Within The Trauma Of Sexual Abuse.

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Diamond Headache Clinic

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Diamond Headache Clinic, the oldest and largest headache center in Chicago, Illinois. They asked me to help raise awareness about invisible illnesses by sharing their Slideshow. This incredible Clinic created a presentation about the different types of migraine headaches and symptoms in children. Children between the ages of… Continue reading Diamond Headache Clinic

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Dear Sister Survivors

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

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Birthday Donations

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

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Till It Happens To You!

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!