WEGOHealth Awards2019©

I am honored to be nominated again this year for the WEGO Health Awards

WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others

I’m honored to say I’ve been nominated for the #WEGOHealthAwards! These awards seek to recognize Patient Leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy. Learn more – nominate today. Here’s how you can also nominate others who educate, advocate and make a difference! Click link below WEGOHealth Awards and Nomination Info WEGOHealth Awards LinkContinue reading “WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others”

Hashimoto

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 1996 I was 34 and I really have never felt myself since then. I always try to live a decent life kind to others , help in my community and I’d rather be happy than mad or sad. But ….. I still always felt fatigued, more tired than IContinue reading “Hashimoto”

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am always humbled and honored when someone nominates me for a blogger award. Out of so many bloggers, you thought of me. Thank you, Christine , for nominating me for the Sunshine blogger award. Thank you for sharing your information and knowledge to the world. I hope you enjoy your retirement Here are theContinue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award”

Rare Disease Day Is Today

Rare Disease Day 28 February 2018 #ShowYourRare #AvascularNecrosis #Osteonecrosis #RareDiseaseDay Debbie in TheMighty2016 To the Newly Diagnosed With Osteonecrosis http://www.ChronicallyGratefulDebla.com

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”

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”

Great American SmokeOut

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. By quitting – even for 1 day –Continue reading “Great American SmokeOut”

My Story From The Mighty

I have a rare, degenerative bone disease called osteonecrosis, or avascular necrosis (AVN). It is a painful, debilitating disease without a cure. Many doctors don’t know how to treat it. AVN essentially cuts off the blood supply to the affected bone and the bone begins to die, becoming necrotic. “Osteo” means bone and “necrosis” means death. It is mostContinue reading “My Story From The Mighty”

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”

Basics To Use Food As Thy Medicine

The few basics you need to know to help pain management due to chronic inflammation with food . 1. Eat the rainbow: Consume 10-12 servings of vegetables each day , and make a couple of those servings fruit, if you like. 2. Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower are best. 3.Continue reading “Basics To Use Food As Thy Medicine”

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.”

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