Gaining just a few more spoons

introducing physical activity has given me MORE SPOONS I had a very green summer this year. Despite feeling a little crummy I was happy to play in the dirt! (One of my favorite things to do thanks to my Grandpa helping conquer my fear of dirt at a young age!!) I’ve found that keeping moving…

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.…

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.…