So the insurance had said no to a recent request for a Ketamine Infusion and apparently the medical/insurance world closes down during the holidays. As you know, I was devastated upon hearing that news. I was in fear of the unknown and felt that so many things were out of my control. (Read more here).… Continue reading Strong. Fierce. Me.
Dear Warrior, I see you tonight as the moon rises and the world settles down to sleep. I see you lying ever so quiet in your most comfortable spot, trying to be just that… comfortable. But for many, the comfort does not come and neither will sleep. The fire within our body ramps up as… Continue reading Dear Warrior
Tonight as I finished a very long and active day, I ended my evening with a HUGE surprise…. (sorry the video is shaky, I was excited!) As Always: Much Metta, Kelly
My life is a giant shit storm right now. I haven’t written lately because facing these painful realities are sometimes more painful than the CRPS itself. This evening I decided to face my monsters and put on a suit of courage. I have to write to process what is happening with the destruction of my… Continue reading When My Happily Ever After Couldn’t Survive the Storm
Believe it or not; sometimes I forget I am sick. I forget that my body doesn’t allow me to do certain things or multiple things per day. I forget that a walk into the store to grab milk, may be the only thing I can do today or that driving a short distance can take… Continue reading RSVP: No. When my diagnosis makes me a bad friend
I remember the very first time one of my doctors mumbled the letters RSD as she tried to demystify why my feet would not heal and why I was in excrutiating pain. The letters themselves scared me. She said it was rare and that I probably didn’t have it. Weeks later another specialist confirmed I… Continue reading 10 things I wish I had known about CRPS/RSD when I was first diagnosed
My good friend Genevieve and I were chatting last Friday night as both of us were at home due to ongoing battle with pain. I watched out the window as couples and groups of people gravitated towards the free Bluegrass concert that was held on our town’s Greenway. I longed to be one of those… Continue reading #1daywithoutpain – what would you do?
“Do one thing, every day that scares you”- Eleanor Roosevelt. I thought about this quote this morning as I woke up excited yet nervous about the week of returning to work after a 2 month medical leave. “This was it!” I thought, “This is the week that I will work all the kinks out and get back to… Continue reading Who is this body?
I have been asked to review the Serenity CBD Lotion for the Fay Farm. I was eager to try this product after I had a great experience with the CBD Muscle Warming Rub and the Rejuvenation Lotion. You can read that review on my blog here. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more… Continue reading Review: Serenity CBD Lotion for Stress & Anxiety
I am starting off this blog feeling rather speechless. Speechless because for the first time in my life I don’t have an answer or a plan that I am satisfied with. All of my answers depend on a shady source that doesn’t have a good track record in being dependable. And although I am… Continue reading In the Pursuit of Balance