Rare Disease Day Is Today

Rare Disease Day 28 February 2018 #ShowYourRare #AvascularNecrosis #Osteonecrosis #RareDiseaseDay Debbie in TheMighty2016 https://themighty.com/2016/07/receiving-an-osteonecrosis-diagnosis-what-to-know/ http://www.ChronicallyGratefulDebla.com

Reasons Why The Cold Weather Can Affect Your Body

As we finally approach the end of winter the pain has probably began to increase in regards to spondylolisthesis, or any other bone or joint problem. I have been blessed to have several bone issues. Bone pain is always worse in winter and long rainy cool spells. This may just be some odd coincidence, but... Continue Reading →

Walking With God

Make sure you are doing what is important to God—not just what is important to everyone else you know. We gave a tendency to worry more about what other people think vs what God thinks From an early age we work to get the approval from others,whether it was proving to our parents that we... Continue Reading →

Pain Chronic Pain

Once we accept the reality of the current moment (no matter how unpleasant it may be) for what it is, and not what we wish it were, we can turn our attention to ways to improve it. This I find true in any situation. Living with chronic pain can throw your life upside down. It’s... Continue Reading →

Knee Pain In The Winter

Knees not feeling great this time of year? Do you need a thermometer to let you know when the temperatures change outside? Or do your joints painfully serve as your weather forecast? Unfortunately, for many who suffer from osteoarthritis or other inflammatory conditions, cold weather can cause havoc on already vulnerable parts of your body.... Continue Reading →

Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce

I love to cook. But sometimes when your not feeling up to par I like something healthy and fast without ordering take out. This dish is on the table in no time. Enjoy Pasta and Chimichurri •16oz angel hair pasta Sauce •1 1/2 cup parsley •2 fresh basil leaves •4 cloves garlic •Juice of half... Continue Reading →

My Story From The Mighty

I have a rare, degenerative bone disease called osteonecrosis, or avascular necrosis (AVN). It is a painful, debilitating disease without a cure. Many doctors don’t know how to treat it. AVN essentially cuts off the blood supply to the affected bone and the bone begins to die, becoming necrotic. “Osteo” means bone and “necrosis” means death. It is most... Continue Reading →

Bone & Joint Action Week October 12-20

Bone and Joint Action Week is held annually October 12-20 with activities focused on disorders including arthritis, back pain, Osteonecrosis,Osteoarthritis trauma, pediatric conditions, and osteoporosis. The themes and their related activities are designed to raise awareness worldwide about prevention, disease management and treatment. Statistics on Avascular Necrosis (AVN, Osteonecrosis, Aseptic Necrosis, Ischaemic Necrosis, Femoral Head... Continue Reading →

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