When I was diagnosed with CRPS I thought, this must be a joke. The doctor gave me a moment, then next is what he spoke, He would do everything he could, to set my nerves at ease I never expected next I would learn, its also called the "Suicide Disease" It was as if time… Continue reading The Battle Against My Enemy Within
So its dangerously close to 7:00am, and no surprise here, I haven't gotten any sleep and to be honest I'm a bit of a wreck. Last night Nate and I went to the mall to do a bit of shopping, I am going to my cousin's bridal shower this weekend so I wanted to treat… Continue reading My First time Shopping in a Wheelchair
Looking back, I thought I was so in love, maybe I wasn't in love, maybe I was just in love with the idea of love. There are a lot of things I look back at in regards to my marriage, things I wonder if I could have done differently, or better but in the end I have learned, I didn't choose for him to abuse me, I didn't ask for him to and even when I tried to "behave" as best as I could, it didn't stop. I have learned that it isn't my fault, even though I have difficulty accepting it at times. I know at the end of the day my decision to leave him was the right one, the safest option for me.
We each have our own self-identified definition of what happiness means and how to achieve it. For some of us we loose what happiness means for us, and eventually loose the ability to achieve it all together. We begin to believe that we don't even deserve to achieve it. We become complacent with living in… Continue reading Finding Happiness
Thoughtful Thursday: Living in Pain Not all scars show. Not all wounds heal. Not all pain can be seen that someone feels. If you read my last blog, you will know that I have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome "CRPS"; I am in a constant pain about 95% of the time. The pain… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Living in Pain
Living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome **Nate took a moment to snapped a few pictures of me today, of a 2 raw moments when my pain was at a peak of discomfort** A few weeks ago I received a sigh of relief when I finally received a diagnosis for my pain but at the same… Continue reading My Ability is GREATER than my Disability
This post is Dedicated to my loving sweet boyfriend Nathan Shelby Being Single was Exhausting....There are so many books on self help, self love, relationships; plus the plethora of dating sites. How did people date with out them? We have no idea. Then there is every person who think their advice is the best advice.… Continue reading Being Single was Exhausting