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 called Fiber Neuropathy. It’s a condition where there is damage to specific nerves causing lots … Continue reading Why I’m a PRO
If you follow me on Instagram then you know who Lyssa is. But for those who don’t….Lyssa the Doberman is my medical alert dog. She is the Doberman we rescued the week I did the 2015 NYC Marathon. At first she was shy and very quiet. We came to find out that her previous owner gave her up after keeping her outside chained to a … Continue reading Defend the shed
So we all know that Fibromyalgia is not fun at all. I talk about it a lot and try to create as much awareness as I can because there is no cure and it makes sense since everyone who suffers from Fibro, has different symptoms. There are no two cases alike so it’s tough to pinpoint exactly how and why it happens. As far as … Continue reading Comfort in bed
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
Fibromyalgia is a disease no one prepares you for. It’s something that no one can teach you to be ready or even help you at times. It is different for everyone and we all have different symptoms. They range from joint pain, brain fog, migraines, nausea, fatigue, and anxiety…just to name a few. But again everyone experiences different symptoms at different levels. As for me, … Continue reading Being comfortable while being uncomfortable.
As the month of June comes to an end, that means Scoliosis awareness month also comes to an end. I did lots of posts and information on instagram and twitter. I wrote several posts here on information about this painful disease that will drop you to your knees. And the best ways to deal with the pain. While again, I continue to reiterate that there are no two … Continue reading Scoliosis Awareness Month comes to an end.
In the continuation of Scoliosis awareness month, this post is mainly on how I manage to control the pain in various ways. With my curved spine, my pain is sporadic. Yes, I do have my typical areas where it does happen, but there are areas where I am like “Ummm really?” But since I am a veteran with Scoliosis, I know what to do with … Continue reading Pain control for Scoliosis
It’s June! Which means it’s Scoliosis awareness month!!!! I know I pretty much already bring awareness to it every day, but I don’t give you all the nitty-gritty details DO YOU KNOW WHAT SCOLIOISIS IS?? It is a curvature of the spine which can be one or two curves. The cause for it is unknown and cases range from mild to severe. It seems to be … Continue reading For the Month of June.
Being a mother is a great gift. Probably one of the greatest gifts a woman can receive. But of course, there are also tough times, from the moment our children are born until forever. Because let’s be honest, we will always worry about them no matter how old they are right? But you know what is tougher? Being a mother with incurable chronic illnesses. From … Continue reading I’m a featured Badass mom with chronic illness
It’s time for most of everyone’s favorite time of the year right? Time to go shopping for some gifts, travel to see family and friends, cook big meals and hey….maybe squeeze a race or two in there. I know there are A LOT of ugly Christmas sweater fun runs out there! But while some of you may be asking for the latest Garmin, or those … Continue reading Why my Holiday wish list looks different than yours