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 →

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 . Others... 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 →

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