Is there really an oil for that?

For those of you new to my blog, I have a rare disease called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). My body spends constant pain signals that my brain interprets as real threats instead of "white noise". This means I, like so many others with my disease, am in constant pain every minute of every day.…

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March Madness for a Spoonie

"In March I get a break from all the forethought that must go into each activity. I do not have to plan or worry if I need my cane or wheelchair or have a contingency plan. With college basketball March Madness everyone sits on the couch! Watching sports often requires little to no spoons."

10 CRPS facts of life

1) You are in pain every second of every day even when you look healthy. 2) The opioid crisis is effecting your quality of life. It's punishing pain patients for addicts use and behavior. 3) You've lost friends due to suicide from pain. 4) Your favorite days of the week are days you receive treatments.…