From Optometric Tech /Optician To Professional Patient & Patient Leader

If you have a chronic condition or illness you may already know and understand what it feels like to be a professional patient. Between the physical pain and symptoms and emotional symptoms, the constant doctor appointments in search of that one person knowledgeable enough to help vs refer you to yet someone else and the numerous... Continue Reading →

My Sleeping Giant Called Chronic Pain.

Not everyone knows what it is like to suddenly one day be told by a doctor you will have chronic pain for probably the rest if your life. I've been blessed with a few painful diagnosis, I say blessed because I know I will help others because of my diagnosis.Osteoarthritis 2010Osteonecrosis 2014Spondylolisthesis 2016Hypothyroidism 2002Rosecea 2017Shock... Continue Reading →

Body Image & Self Esteem With Chronic Pain

Somedays it's really hard to feel good about yourself when your body keeps betraying you. Before your diagnosis, you felt pretty good about your body. Or maybe you’ve always struggled with body acceptance and tended to focus on your self-perceived flaws rather than your beauty. Now your AVN is forcing you to deal with a... Continue Reading →

Various Relaxation Techniques

See full Disclaimer at bottom of the postHere is a partial DisclaimerUsage Policy•The information provided on this website is for educational purposes only. By using the website you are participating at your own risk. With so much stress that comes with having a chronic condition and the world we live in is full of several... Continue Reading →

Atomic Blonde

Diary of The Atomic Blonde Osteoarthritis and Osteonecrosis Flare I've been managing my osteoarthritis symptoms well and managing the osteonecrosis pain and try doing all the right things to stay healthy, but one day I wake up and feel like it was all for nothing. My joints ache bad , the worst I  can remember... Continue Reading →

My New Homemade Pain Rub. 

Real pure essential oils are not cheap. So don't be fooled by cheap oils. You want them pure. Essential oils have so many uses, including for serious health problems. This ointment uses the three powerful essentials oils, frankincense, ginger and myrrh, alongside the solid carrier oil, coconut oil. It’s believed that frankincense oil transmits messages to... Continue Reading →

I Am Your Voice ~ AVN-ON-OA

I am the voice of the newly diagnosed and all Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis and Osteoarthritis patients. There is a struggle that newly diagnosed patients know all too well. The anger, the pain and the fear of the unknown can have our heads spinning in all different directions day in and day out as the body deteriorates while... Continue Reading →

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