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
#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
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.
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
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
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
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!
Discovery Channel Documentary "Pain Matters" Chronicles the Burdens of Living with Chronic Pain. “Pain Matters” chronicles the stories of six people with pain and their loved ones: a U.S. Navy veteran who sustained debilitating injuries while serving in Iraq, a two-time Stanley Cup-winning hockey player, a car accident survivor, and individuals with osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and… Continue reading Pain Matters Documentary Film
Today I saw my pain doctor and it looks like my RSD has spread to my right side of my back where my Scoliosis is. The last time I saw him he suspected that it was a possibility that it would spread and it did! It just skipped my leg and went right to my back. … Continue reading It Has Spread