Stressbusters: 11 Ways To Relieve Stress

If there’s something weird & it don’t look good, who you gonna call? Stressbusters! Sing it! Louder!  Life happens. With the highs come the lows, with the good comes the bad, and when you’re living with a chronic illness, stress can be a flare trigger. While you cannot control everything that happens in life, you…

Books of the Month

“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” J.K. Rowling Reading is a great a way to escape from the world, help fight brain fog and my personal favorite way to unwind before bed. It’s one of my favorite things to do and has brought so much joy to my…

What’s In Your Backpack?

2017 is certainly making itself a memorable year. Currently, I’m preparing to go back into ketamine infusions to help control my CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) and making sure I have everything I need to help ensure I stay comfortable while I’m at the hospital. This type of infusion is done over four hours, not…

How Do You Motivate Yourself To Keep Going On The Tough Days?

Recently, someone asked me: “How do you motivate yourself to keep going on the tough days?” I thought it was a great question! We all have tough days. I used to stress out over any little thing that went wrong. I would even say I was able to thrive in stressful situations because there were…

Make 2017 a Year To Remember

While visiting with friends, the year before last, we had a conversation about holiday traditions. One friend spoke about how he and his closest friends secretly write their greatest hopes for the new year, put them in a jar, and meet before the year is over to read them aloud, discuss what they accomplished and…

Flying With a Chronic Illness

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, I have some great helpful tips to help ease your travel woes. I was lucky to be able to travel the world for business from when I was 18 and up until a couple years ago. When I contracted CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome), I had to learn…

Welcome!

Hi friend! Welcome to my site! I’m excited to share parts of my journey, experiences and participate in q & a’s with you! Maya Angelou once said “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Her quote…