About Naanad

Mother of a millennium baby.

Chat Schedule Annoucement

Chat

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

And a Gold Medal for Team USA (& Pain Warriors)

Paralympics USA Gold

On September 8th, the U.S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team started the Rio Paralympics with a record-breaking win. And yesterday, they took their trip to Rio another step further, they also took the GOLD. With every team are individuals who excel in their particular aspect of the games. And with individual … Continue reading

CRPS and the Snowball Effect: Depression

Pixabay Public Domain

After discussion with a life long migraine sufferer, my step mom, about the snowball effect with eyes; she not only could agree, but also pointed out the direct correlation of the “Snowball effect” and depression. Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Definition of depression : a state of feeling sad : a serious medical … Continue reading

CRPS and the Snowball Effect

With CRPS there are so many systems that can be effected and so many ways it can manifest uniquely for each patient. Making identification and treatment plans to be difficult to identify. According to Wikipedia the snowball effect is: a process that starts from an initial state of small significance … Continue reading

Pain Community Stuck In Another War

It’s recently come to light that pain patients aren’t just fighting a war against the US administration for our medicine, but now  Facebook Pain Groups are being targeted by Hackers. So we’re taking a moment to help educate the community. Research your websites As you notice below  in the light grey … Continue reading

Life after Diagnosis: Evan Karp & The Snuggle Buddies

Snuggles

Life after the diagnosis can be hard. Many spend years fighting only to one day come face to face with the likelihood of progression and depression as their old life becomes a distant option.  Well we met someone who faced this and found his inspiration to overcome. He is living our … Continue reading