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I am a spoonie

I live with two autoimmune diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia, I was diagnosed with RA when I was 37 and Fibro when I was 40. My life since then has changed dramatically in some ways, in others its still the same. 2,692 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Freaky Friday Must Haves

Personal Prompt: Freaky Friday! In some weird twist of events, you get the opportunity to trade places with someone for a day.  Who would you trade places with and why? 527 more words

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Depression: The Big Conundrum

This is part 3 of the series “Invisible Illnesses.” To read the previous post, click here.


The heavy beat of drums and the wail of electric guitars blared through small white earbuds. 852 more words

Christian Living

Day 6 of 30

January 7

Personal Prompt: Write a letter to your illness or condition.

Dear CRPS and Gastroparesis:

Challenge accepted!

You may feel like you’ve won a few battles, but with the help of my God, my family, my church friends, and my doctors, I’m going to win the war. 476 more words

My Life

Day 2

January 3

Personal prompt: Congratulations!  You just won an award!  Pick an award, and write an acceptance speech.

When I was born, rumor has it that I was given brains, but no veins.  992 more words

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

30 Day Journaling Challenge - Day 1

January 2 – The Mighty’s My Mighty Month 30 Day Journaling Challenge  is intended to promote self-care. Each day I’m provided with a personal prompt and a creative prompt.  441 more words

My Life

Out with the old...in with the new

January 1, 2017…today is the start of a new year.  As I start a new year, I look forward to whatever life has in store for me.  576 more words

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy