I am learning way too much from my mistakes. Let me share about osteoporosis and my teethLearning the Hard Way: Your Teeth and Osteoporosis Read More
When we get a bad diagnosis, our brain shuts down and we don’t really hear what else the doctor is saying. Here’s some advice from a chronic pain warrior.Diagnosed RA & Fibro ~ Don’t Give Up! Read More
Shingles? Are you serious? Shingles? It started with tenderness around my elbow. I was a bit concerned because allergic reactions tend to start at the elbow for me.Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Shingles Vaccine Read More
October 20 is Osteoporosis Awareness Day. You may not have thought anything about it. But it may be something you should be thinking about. Please read on…Osteoporosis ~ Are You at Risk? Read More
The return of chronic pain as I reduced steroids leads to more diagnoses – OA & RA of the kneesDiagnosis Knees – Osteoarthritis or RA Read More
It’s hard to BE STILL, especially when you are hurting or scared or worried.
What does it take for you to be still?
Mandy’s journey with pain; interview with Bettina BierFibro and RA ~ Mandy’s Journey with Pain Read More
We have all heard about “old Arthur” that issue where your joints are hurting and stiff. It keeps you from exercise and even doing much walking. But did you know there are over 100 types of arthritis? Wow! And I’ve only really heard of three of them. #rheumatoidarthritisThe Difference Between Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis? Read More
I recently had an Occipital Nerve Block done. It can be a bit scary to think about having a long needle stuck into your neck going upward toward your brain stem. I have had about a dozen of these and they are so helpful for me. So… I thought maybe I should explain what it is and share my experience.Occipital Nerve Block – What to Expect Read More
It’s time for another Letter to Friends! Right after diagnosis, is probably the best time to share with your friends about fibromyalgia and how it affects you. Mainly because our …Letters to Friends ~ How Are You Doing Since Your Diagnosis? Read More