Holding Onto Joy In The Midst Of Suffering

For many of us, life is hard. Our daily circumstances seem to conspire to try to rob us of our happiness and more importantly our joy our inner joy. Maybe you’re stuck in a job that you do not like and doesn’t pay enough to cover your bills or maybe your unemployed or on disability.Continue reading “Holding Onto Joy In The Midst Of Suffering”

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”

Happy New Year

May Light always surround you; Hope kindle and rebound you. May your Hurts turn to Healing; Your Heart embrace Feeling. May Wounds become Wisdom; Every Kindness a Prism. May Laughter infect you; Your Passion resurrect you. May Goodness inspire your Deepest Desires. May you remember to always love yourself and know you are made inContinue reading “Happy New Year”

Stress-Anxiety & How To Cope

Holidays seem to cause people more stress. Maybe they are missing a loved one. Maybe they are working and going to school. Maybe they are trying to stretch their dollar to pay bills and find a way to buy gifts. Maybe they already suffer from depression and holidays just add to that depression. Maybe theyContinue reading “Stress-Anxiety & How To Cope”

You Matter

Let’s face in a perfect world, nothing would ever go wrong. No one would hurt another person. No one would say ridiculous comments. No one would get bullied. No one would be harassed. No one would feel lonely or lost.No one would have to suffer in any way. We’d never become sick . We wouldContinue reading “You Matter”

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”

Women Wage Peace October 8, 2017

The most important thing is that everyone is aware of the day being a World Meditation Day with people meditating all around the world at this day. Be it at the same global time, or different times during the 24 hour period. If you don’t sit in meditation you can spend the time sending loveContinue reading “Women Wage Peace October 8, 2017”

If you’re certain you won’t be able to sleep tonight, why not spend that time with God? Or just spend time with him before bed. Here are a few Psalms or Scriptures to pray over and encourage and calm you. One of my favorite times of the day are the few minutes of quiet rightContinue reading

Life

Life doesn’t always introduce you to the people you want to meet. Sometimes life puts you in touch with the people you need to meet ,to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you, and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become. Say to yourself, regardless ofContinue reading “Life”

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”

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”

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”

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 aContinue reading “Body Image & Self Esteem With Chronic Pain”

Various Relaxation Techniques

See full Disclaimer at bottom of the post Here 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 ofContinue reading “Various Relaxation Techniques”