Understanding Bone Marrow Edema-Linked To Osteonecrosis

Good Morning Pain Warriors Around The World It is time to educate on the various causes of Avascular Necrosis-Osteonecrosis So twice a week we will post some educational info on a cause with links Today Its Bone Marrow Edema What is Bone Marrow Edema? Bone marrow edema is a condition when excess fluids in the… Continue Reading →

What Is Bone Marrow & What Does It Actually Do?

Ever since I was diagnosed with several bone problems I have become fascinated by the human body and the bones are just a small portion of just how marvelous our body is. Science is  constantly making new discoveries about the human body. Fact: Did you know The Smallest Bone in the Human Body is inContinue reading “What Is Bone Marrow & What Does It Actually Do?”

WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others

I’m honored to say I’ve been nominated for the #WEGOHealthAwards! These awards seek to recognize Patient Leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy. Learn more – nominate today. Here’s how you can also nominate others who educate, advocate and make a difference! Click link below WEGOHealth Awards and Nomination Info WEGOHealth Awards LinkContinue reading “WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others”

Healthy Eating

Developing healthy eating habits isn’t as confusing or as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from plants—vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes (beans, peas, lentils)—and limit highly processed foods.   For most of my life, I ate the standard American diet and meals that were heavy in meat and processed foods. I went toContinue reading “Healthy Eating”

Adrenal Fatigue

I find that more I learn about Naturopath’s the more I trust them. They explain things better, they take time to listen to you,they think outside the box. My Naturopath Dr Danni is great she listens, actively listens when you talk to her. My endocrinologist hears but doesn’t really listen. This happens often. He finallyContinue reading “Adrenal Fatigue”

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 weContinue reading “Walking With God”

1 year ago I decided to take my health back

Happy Anniversary To My Health…. I was always pretty healthy ….until I wasn’t. I gained weight , injured my knee gained more weight was diagnosed with one thing after another and it was really exhausting. First osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism at age 45 They torn meniscus age 51 Then thanks to the meniscus tear Osteonecrosis setContinue reading “1 year ago I decided to take my health back”

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 HeadContinue reading “Bone & Joint Action Week October 12-20”

Blogs

I think I will be starting a new blog just for recipes Opinions? I really want your opinions Since I am a health leader and advocate who lives with several chronic conditions Should I focus on just that or have a mix

SPONK-SONK

Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Knee, also known as Ahlback’s disease is the result of vascular arterial insufficiency to the medial femoral condyle of the knee resulting in necrosis and destruction of bone. It is often unilateral and can be associated with a meniscal tear. I was diagnosed in 2014 after I suffered a medial meniscusContinue reading “SPONK-SONK”

Would appreciate your vote.

Just 2 days left to cast your vote , you can vote for each category I was nominated for. I would appreciate it very much. Please take a moment to vote for me. Link to vote. WEGOHealthAwards Blog https://chronicallygratefuldebla.com/2017/08/20/2002/

Do You Have Osteoarthritis In Your Knee? Look At These Locations

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Join The Breakthrough Crew

Become A member! Who can participate? Anyone and everyone! Patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and individuals who believe in the power of research to transform lives. What does participation entail? As an official Breakthrough Crew Ambassador, your role is to help achieve the above three core goals through the following (please note that completing each ofContinue reading “Join The Breakthrough Crew”

I Am A Patient Leader to Help and Empower Others ~ WEGOHealth Awards 2017

 I would really appreciate your vote. Please read my story and why I became a patient leader and advocate. ThankYou. I am so excited to announce that I have been nominated for several of the WEGO Health Awards in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards. WEGO Health is a mission driven company connecting healthcare withContinue reading “I Am A Patient Leader to Help and Empower Others ~ WEGOHealth Awards 2017”