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”

BeKindToElephants

#RespectTheElephant #BeKindToElephants ‪#RespectTheElephant #BeKindToElephants‬ ‪#SayNOtoGameTrophies‬ ‪ Who the heck has the authority to sanction the extinction of a species?!?! Even thinking of lifting the ban on importing trophy killings is the most ridiculous decision I have yet to witness. #SaveTheElephants #elephant ##keeptheban https://www.google.com/amp/s/relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/2017/11/wildlife-watch-trump-trophy-hunting-ban-tweet-elephants0

Veterans Day

What is a veteran ? They are active or discharged retired or a reserve They wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America 🇺🇸 for an amount up and including his or her life.If you want to thank a soldier be the kind of American worth fighting for.Don’t thank a judge ,lawyerContinue reading “Veterans Day”

People With Chronic Pain Are Suffering While Addicts & Junkies Are Being Coddled.

What does it say when heroin and opioid addicts are given better treatment than a person living with chronic pain?! Now please don’t go thinking I lack compassion and am being cruel honestly it’s not my intention. But I am sick of hearing about the opioid crisis every day, especially when they throw chronic painContinue reading “People With Chronic Pain Are Suffering While Addicts & Junkies Are Being Coddled.”

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”

The Beauty And Pain Of Autumn

Autumn (British English) or fall (American English) is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer to winter, in September (Northern Hemisphere) or March (Southern Hemisphere), when the duration of daylight becomes noticeably shorter and the temperature cools down considerably. Fall is a season for balancing light and dark, letting go,Continue reading “The Beauty And Pain Of Autumn”

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/

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”

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”

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”

Body Betrayal: How to Find Gratitude and Happiness While Coping w/ Chronic Pain or Illness

This disease called Avascular Necrosis is a terrible one especially when your dealing with multifocal avn. I am grateful to only have it in one joint All chronic conditions that change our life and lifestyle suck and if we're not careful depression could easily take over and we lose sight of the beautiful spiritual beingContinue reading “Body Betrayal: How to Find Gratitude and Happiness While Coping w/ Chronic Pain or Illness”