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 most... Continue Reading →
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 Head... Continue Reading →
BLT Pasta Salad
BLT Pasta Salad Serves 8 This bacon, lettuce and tomato pasta salad is great for a lunch or fast dinner night. INGREDIENTS 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta 8 cups torn romaine lettuce 2 medium tomato, diced 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/4 onion diced 2/3 cup ranch dressing 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 pain... Continue Reading →
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
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 →
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 6thAnnual WEGO Health Awards.WEGO Health is a mission driven company connecting healthcare with the experience,... Continue Reading →
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