I am one of the cursed ones, doomed to live life with chronic, progressive musculoskeletal pain. Whether it’s my muscles, joints, bones, ligaments or tendons acting up, my diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome plays out painful effects throughout any one or all of these system components. Finding a pain management strategy to improve my quality of life is an Art of… Read More Chronic Pain Toolkit: 6 Tools to Improve the Quality of That Chronically Painful Life
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is an inheritable, genetic disease affecting the quality of collagen in the body. Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins within the body, making up the tissue structures of ALL body systems. The faulty collagen produced in the body of the Medical Zebra ranges in effects from benign hypermobility to severe musculoskeletal debilitation.… Read More My Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Medical History
My diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) took a very long or short time depending on the perspective. While all my signs and symptoms tell the tale, my ability to persevere in spite of great challenges along with the ignorance of my local medical community resulted in a 16-year battle, at times desperately seeking a reason behind all the… Read More Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: My Journey to Genetics
Google Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and you will soon find yourself submerged in a world of chronic pain, joint issues, progressive disability and dense medical explanations for the multi variants of this genetic syndrome. Or maybe, you’ll just see some cool party tricks and hear nothing of how debilitating the condition can be. When EDS first crossed my… Read More Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS): Simply Explained
My Chronic Illness Life with EDS undulates with many chronic issues like pain, sleep disturbances, and chronic fatigue. This trio is enough to make life difficult but when you add in chronic gastrointestinal issues, delayed and immediate food hypersensitivities and a dash of neurosensory processing deficits with a sprinkle of cognitive impairment every day is… Read More TMedPharma’s 3-Product Protocol Versus the Chronic Pain-Fatigue-Sleep Cycle Disturbance in EDS
Welcome back, friends, family, and followers! This was my last post in my Thankful Thursdays series in which I express my gratitude for life along with dashes of info about living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, POTS and a slew of associated diagnoses. In the first several weeks of my Thankful Thursdays series went really well! I talked about… Read More Thankful Thursdays: Riding the Waves of the Chronic Illness Life with a Gratitude Attitude
For the holiday season, Chronic Illness Bloggers Network is hosting a SUPER MASSIVE GIVEAWAY with prize packages comprised of useful products for managing chronic illness life!… Read More Chronic Illness Bloggers Network Presents A SUPER MASSIVE HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!!!