CRPS/RSD

#Crushcrps 7 day challenge 

#crushcrps  7 day Instagram Challenge! A few weeks ago I came up with the idea of a challenge for those of us suffering from CRPS.  I wanted to change the narrative. I wanted to talk more about positive movement instead of overwhelming high levels of pain.  I wanted to post pictures of moving through the… Continue reading #Crushcrps 7 day challenge 

Coping Tools · CRPS/RSD · Dealing with Pain · Mindful Mondays

Mindful Mondays: Learning Acceptance in Chronic Pain

Mindful Monday: Learning Acceptance in Chronic Pain Lately I have been listening and reading a lot about acceptance. I’ve been trying to relate it to my diagnosis and the chronic pain that I experience everyday.  This weekend I dove a little deeper into the topic of acceptance, as I just couldn’t wrap my head around… Continue reading Mindful Mondays: Learning Acceptance in Chronic Pain

Chronic Illness · Coping Tools · CRPS/RSD · Dealing with Pain · Writings

I Am A Bad Patient

I Am A Bad Patient. The Fear of Advocating I am 36 years old. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker. An advocate. A friend who loves laughter. A writer. A traveler. An animal lover. A sister. A daughter. A fierce woman. An Educator. I am also a patient with chronic excruciating pain. I live with a… Continue reading I Am A Bad Patient

Chronic Illness · Coping Tools · CRPS/RSD · Mindful Mondays

Mindful Mondays: How to Show Compassion to a Body in Pain

How to show your body compassion during your difficult moments of pain. Changing the narrative that we tell ourselves.

Chronic Illness · CRPS/RSD · Writings

Finding Inspiration in Warriors: The day that my CRPS did not win

Finding Inspiration in Warriors: The day that my CRPS did not win Sometimes when harsh realities of the world and the pain within my body come crashing down on me; I can’t see any hope in the future. I feel that I am lost, stumbling in the dark trying to find a light. A match.… Continue reading Finding Inspiration in Warriors: The day that my CRPS did not win

CRPS Chronicles · CRPS/RSD

The CRPS Chronicles

  The CRPS Chronicles Hello Warriors! Welcome to my blog, The Invisible Warrior. If you are a returning subscriber thanks for checking back in and if you are new, I hope that you find this information, my stories & reviews helpful. You can read more about me here, and how The Invisible Warrior was born.… Continue reading The CRPS Chronicles

Chronic Illness · Coping Tools · CRPS/RSD · Mental Health · Mindful Mondays

Mindful Monday: Finding Balance with Stress

This past week has been quite a whirlwind for me. I have noticed that everyday it gets harder and harder to get up and get going in the morning. I found myself repeatedly late for work because I was turning my alarm off in my sleep or when I was up, I just couldn’t slide into… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Finding Balance with Stress