I still find struggle in getting through the day-to-day, coming to terms on living with CRPS. This week I met with someone from my insurance, because according to my current ability to complete activities of daily living (ADLs) I qualify for a caregiver. At 28 years old that is a hard pill to swallow. I… Continue reading Living for Tomorrow
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
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
What did you first think? A lot of people might look at the first picture of me and place judgement because all they see is a worthless acne faced overweight white girl who isn't capable of anything and is obviously lazy when it is clearly the middle of the day and I am sleeping.… Continue reading Compassion is the least expensive way to begin helping someone heal.
8 months better, everything's changed yet it is still the same.