When you pull a rubber band to its furthest point, what happens? It breaks. But what if our bodies are that rubber band and our pain is constantly pulling our bodies needs and our lives we try to live in, in two different directions. Eventually something will give. And at … Continue reading
Posted by Bobby Shuttleworth, Reporter on Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 5:17 pm CST on WBRC FOX6 News – Birmingham, AL ATHENS, AL (WAFF) – Imagine your child being in excruciating pain, and nothing you or her doctors can do will give her relief. That’s what the parents of an Athens High School athlete … Continue reading
This weekend I got to enjoy the movie Doctor Strange with my family. I have always been a major comic book nerd and when there is a Marvel or DC movie I am all over it. Benedict Cumberbatch’s portrayal of Doctor Strange was amazing but not because of the character’s … Continue reading
RSDers and non-RSDers: I have a photo challenge for each of you for November! Get ready for a photo per day! This way everyone can participate and raise RSD awareness. If some of the days don’t fit you, just make one up that works! Away we go! For RSDers: A … Continue reading
Hi my name is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome… some friends who have known me for a very long time call me RSD or CRPS…… I’m an invisible inflammatory disease that attacks your sympathetic nervous system. I am now velcroed to you for life. If you have CRPS you hope for … Continue reading
With the new website comes more options, more privacy, more that we want to offer. Accounts: First of all, if you have a WordPress account, you can use that same account to log in here. If not, or you don’t want to use it, you don’t have to. Profiles: You can … Continue reading
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As some know for some time we’ve run Saturday chats (Sunday for our Aussies and Kiwi’s who come in) for a few years. Well officially, this week we have started our split chat. Where we have 1 hour that is European friendly, and 1 hour that is Australian/New Zealand friendly. This … Continue reading
This is Bill.
Bill isn’t part of the CRPS community but he told that his Aunt had CRPS.
Instead of judging her for her sudden inability to join family functions he is empathetic.
He calls his Aunt and asks how he can help.
He asks her questions about her condition. He makes others aware of CRPS.
Bill is helping and making a change.
Please Be Like Bill!
Please share awareness of CRPS.
No Judgement! No Hate!
The tough week found me back to back for about a month. I became angry at myself, the world, the flares. They took me down into a dark place that I hadn’t visited in years. My anxiety flared. My anger became worse. I began to hide from everyone. I experienced … Continue reading