The surgery, the recovery, the road.

Phew! It has been a  crazy month! At the end of November, I had the Spinal Cord stimulator surgery. Today, as I sit in front of an angled computer, it was 4 weeks ago. I promise you it feels longer!! I had to first undergo a trial before the surgery. I wore the device for a week and needed to have very high success with … Continue reading The surgery, the recovery, the road.

The Scoliosis runner

Scoliosis affects 2-3 percent of the population, or an estimated six to nine million people in the United States. Scoliosis can develop in infancy or early childhood. However, the primary age of onset for scoliosis is 10-15 years old, occurring equally among both genders. Females are eight times more likely to progress to a curve magnitude that requires treatment. It has also been found to … Continue reading The Scoliosis runner

Bringing some awareness

Can’t believe we are in June already. With everything happening around us, it seems like time…days….and months are just running together. While I talk Scoliosis and Migraines all the time to bring some awareness to these pains, June is awareness month for both. ScoliosisĀ is a curvature of the spine that tends to happen just before puberty. It has been found to be most common in … Continue reading Bringing some awareness

Fibro and compression

Running with injuries isn’t fun. Living with chronic pain is worse. At least when you have an injury, most of the time you can recover from it and continue with no issues. Having Fibromyalgia, it is a difficult condition to live with. Especially when it flares up. Fibroymalgia is musculoskeletal pain throughout the entire body. It comes with several other symptoms that vary from person … Continue reading Fibro and compression

Why I’m a PRO

I am sure you all are tired of hearing me talk or complain about everything I suffer through every day. But there are many reasons why I do it. Mainly to bring awareness to each of my diseases because they all are incurable. But I have one very painfully uncomfortable condition calledĀ Fiber Neuropathy. It’s a condition where there is damage to specific nerves causing lots … Continue reading Why I’m a PRO

Running with Fibromyalgia

Today is Fibromyalgia awareness day. And as you know, I suffer from it greatly. I was diagnosed from it about 5 years ago but at first, I didn’t want to accept that I was sick with another illness besides Scoliosis. At first, my symptoms and pain wasn’t too dramatic or intense. Welp, that has changed a bit. What is Fibromyalgia? It is an invisible illness … Continue reading Running with Fibromyalgia