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The Sassy Survival Satchel!

When pain is high and flaring it helps to have all the things you might need close by. Making a Survival Satchel can come in handy and help reserve energy for other things. 100 more words

A Poem Celebrating Nervember

The Gift

I asked myself what could I possibly give?

In a life that had become so difficult to live

For often my body is so wracked with pain… 211 more words

abodyofhope reblogged this on aBodyofHope and commented:

This poem expresses the writer's longing to help others in the midst of ongoing pain- that IS a gift! This piece really touches my heart. This is a BRAND NEW blog. I hope you will check out some of her posts.

You had me at 'normal'

One common thing we experience every day is that people hear only what they are listening for.

Try booking a patient in for a scan. You will give them the time and date for the appointment and then go on to explain the test in detail – preparation, time it takes, fasting, bring X-rays etc -to find that they have not been listening to a word you said. 305 more words

Bone Scan

November CRPS/RSD Awareness Month Proclamation Presentation by City of San Antonio to kickoff Hope Over Pain's Awareness/Educational Seminar.

Come join us & you too can be a part of this History Making Event on Nov 15, 2014!

The City of San Antonio will be presenting a Proclamation formally declaring November CRPS/RSD awareness month! 143 more words

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Challenge Catch-Up!

I was out of town for a few days and didn’t have my computer, so I am seriously slacking on this RSD Photo Challenge! I didn’t add pictures for them (because that would make this post even… 526 more words


Warning Labels

So many times I find myself wishing that this disease came with one of those pamphlets you get with each prescription you pick up at Walmart to let you know what you are in for. 1,053 more words

Chronic Pain

Ketamine Awaits

Now that the goalposts have moved on the very positive side I am being admitted to hospital for a week from the 17th November.  I have been fighting to try Ketamine infusions for years.  413 more words