I Respect Valerie Bertinelli- Because She Faced Her Hater

I was so sad to see the rudeness of some people saying that Valerie Bertinelli gained weight-needed to lose weight etc... You would think by now we would be past the days when a woman's body was her ownand not be subjected to trolls and ridicule but no sadly we are not. Some feel the... Continue Reading →

I have been nominated and need your help.

I have been nominated in the 10th annual WEGO Health Awards 2021 and would appreciate if you could take 1 minute of your time and endorse me. I have been an advocate for over 30 years. My journey began by advocating for survivors of Domestic Violence I worked in a Battered Women’s Shelter and Rape... Continue Reading →

Ways to help stop the Zoom Intruders

As an advocate for arthritis and a Facilitator to the Live Yes Connect Group and Founder of the International Support group Avascular Necrosis-Osteonecrosis Support Int’l I use Zoom a lot: as a person back in school I again use Zoom a lot: talking with family , friends and attending other meetings yep zoom again !... Continue Reading →

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day June 19, 2021

This World Sickle Cell Day (observed every year on June 19), find new stories and resources about sickle cell disease! So many people I have met that have sickle cell disease also have Osteonecrosis aka Avascular Necrosis. Sickle Cell is an inherited blood disorder that causes “sickle” shaped red blood cells that can stick together,... Continue Reading →

What will you be doing June 12,2021

Family Health & Fitness Day will be held on June 12, 2021! Celebrated the second Saturday in June each year, this special day promotes the importance of staying fit and getting outside the entire family!! The day promotes family involvement in physical activity When families strive to be healthy together, the success rate increases. Get... Continue Reading →

The Gallbladder

That small organ that releases bile to aide in digestion is a great thing until it becomes angry, very inflamed and turns on you repeatedly no matter how much you change your diet. When it’s ok the fritz it’s pain all pain. A bad gallbladder is like a organ from hell. I recently had gallbladder... Continue Reading →

So Sick of Pain

Back in August 2020 I was taken by ambulance to the ER m, because I had such a sudden, out of the blue pain in my back,side, and right chest area it caused me to start to hyperventilate and I was so afraid. How I I be sitting laughing at a movie and then bam... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year

Being an advocate for bone and joint pain and personally living with osteoarthritis osteonecrosis and spondylolisthesis pain . I saw our community struggle in new and ways besides living and dealing with daily pain. People suddenly couldn’t access routine care because of lockdowns, fear and added anxiety. They became more isolated than ever before. They... Continue Reading →

Women’s Right To Vote

Vote Can you imagine how empowered our female ancestors felt in 1920? Finally given the right to vote after fighting before it for so long. I know the I feeling I get when I vote whether it’s a major or minor election. The sense of pride and empowerment and yet humbled that my voice ,... Continue Reading →

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