Relax and Help Pain & Anxiety Through Various Techniques

I used to be stressed all the time. Especially when trying to manage life with one or two chronic conditions. Now it’s occasional stress and pain all depends….. But I have found some relief and I believe it’s because I have learned to relax using a variety of methods. My favorite is breathing 4-7-8 IContinue reading “Relax and Help Pain & Anxiety Through Various Techniques”

Digital Detox For 2018

Digital Detox For 2018 Don’t let cell phones run your life and unplug once in awhile. Learn to put that cell phone down and live in the present. Stop worrying about what everyone else is doing on social media and enjoy your life right now. Turn off your notifications for most if not all apps.Continue reading “Digital Detox For 2018”

A Treasure In My Home Town- A Need Your Vote

I love Millcreek Park It’s located in Youngstown Ohio-and I Love Lanterman’s Mill Link to vote for my photo Link to vote http://woobox.com/bq82rg/gallery/bXZRTqzp9Kc Voting ends 12/20/2017 Lanterman’s Mill One of Mahoning County’s most historic landmarks, Lanterman’s Mill was built in 1845-46 by German Lanterman and Samuel Kimberly. Restored in 1982-85 through a gift from theContinue reading “A Treasure In My Home Town- A Need Your Vote”

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’sContinue reading “Pain Chronic Pain”

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 “Knee Pain In The Winter”

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

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

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Walk To Be Spontaneously Happy

Walking is an ideal daily exercise for a wide variety of reasons – including its beneficial impact on body, mind and spirit! Walking as a way to get daily exercise, it can help strengthen major organs in the body, promote bone density , boost the immune system, lead to a more positive outlook and more. IfContinue reading “Walk To Be Spontaneously Happy”

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”

Arthritis

Arthritis and related diseases can cause debilitating, life-changing pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of the adults who have arthritis report that it limits their leisure activities and work. And 25 percent of them say it causes severe pain (seven or higher on a zero to 10 pointContinue reading “Arthritis”

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 numerousContinue reading “From Optometric Tech /Optician To Professional Patient & Patient Leader”

Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis

Avascular necrosis (AVN), or more correctly “osteonecrosis”, is a generic term referring to an ischaemic death of the constituents of bone. AVN has a wide variety of causes and can affect nearly any bone in the body. Most sites of involvement have an eponym associated with avascular necrosis of that area, and these sites areContinue reading “Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis”

Get To Know Me

Hi, I'm Debbie and I have Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis, It's a rare disease/disorder where you have a temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to the bone.I developed my avascular necrosis/osteonecrosis after I suffered a meniscal tear. I'm lucky and very grateful because the doctors don't feel it will go to any other joints . OthersContinue reading “Get To Know Me”

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 2002RoseceaContinue reading “My Sleeping Giant Called Chronic Pain.”