Quote of the Week

Having yet another nerve block done tomorrow and crossing my fingers that it helps. However they have not usually done much for me in the past and even when they do, not for long. Now, I have recently learned of PRP therapy or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy. A regenerative medicine. This is supposed to be…

My Chiari Surgery Recovery and CBD Pain Relief

As many of you know, it’s been about 7 weeks since my brain surgery. My headaches are mostly gone but I’ve still been experiencing a great deal of shoulder pain and neck pain (mostly in the front). Yes, I have painkillers and muscle relaxers but here’s the thing, I don’t like taking them. 1. They…

Cocoa-Chia Pudding with Raspberries

I have a new favorite anti-inflammatory breakfast and dessert that I am so excited about, I just had to share the recipe with you all. It is loaded with antioxidants, protein, calcium and chia seeds even have weight loss properties. So if you ever have that sweet tooth but are like me and need to…

Pain Management with CBD

I have been using PainPass cream for three weeks now and I am so impressed. Not only has it been relieving my muscle and joint pain but it instantly relieves my nerve pain which is my biggest problem. The best part is that there is no odor, no burning or no cooling. It’s just an…

Strength Amidst Pain

The last several weeks have been rough for me. I am in excruciating shoulder pain from a torn rotator cuff. My insurance is holding up getting more imaging and I’m dealing with more Medical Gaslighting. That’s a story for another day. I am dealing with all of this opiate free. Mostly because I want to…

Quote of the Week

“Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.” Frida Kahlo

Hydration

My Review of Liquid IV I don’t typically make a habit of doing reviews. However, I have been on a mission of finding ways to make life easier and I definitely love that Liquid IV claims to multiply hydration 2 to 3 times more than water alone. It has 3 times the electrolytes than traditional…

I Waited For You

How you can support your friend with chronic illness. Did you know how much your chronically ill friend was looking forward to that visit you promised her? Did you know how much she missed you? That all she needs is a phone call or a text. Just a little message to let her know she…

WEGO Health Awards

I have been nominated for the WEGO Health Patient Leader Hero Award and Best Kept Secret. We are elevating awareness for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Chiari Malformation and other rare diseases. Please click on the link below to vote.

Cloud Bread

If you’re on an anti-inflammatory diet or even just gluten free, it can get incredibly frustrating not being allowed bread. So, I’m sure many of you have heard of Cloud Bread. I heard about it several years ago but only finally started making it about three months ago. Let me tell you, I am hooked!…