On the plus side my legs continue to be in good shape, but other health issues are setting me back.
You may feel like you are lost in a deep dark pit that you will never be able to escape from when you have CRPS. However there are lights out there beyond the darkness and people willing to lift you into the light. The Gohl Program provided the light to guide me and I was pulled out of that dark pit by the program's wonderful and compassionate staff.
I am truly grateful for the generosity of strangers today. I am getting an opportunity to go to a 5 day treatment program (The Gohl Program) in another state.
It doesn't matter what you are dealing with (be it a condition like autism or an illness like CRPS), there is one thing we all strive for and that is acceptance and understanding from our fellow human beings!
I used to love reading and I read a lot. I loved it so much that I had a blog dedicated to books and even after I let my blog gather dust I still read all the time. Since my injury nearly two years ago, I haven't been able to finish a single book.
"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then." -- Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
As part of the weekly Discover Challenge posted today (4 Oct 2016), we are being asked to look to the bond between human and animal for inspiration. This will be my first post for the weekly challenge, but it is an important one because I will be reflecting on the positive impact my animals have had in my life.
I suppose it would help to talk about who I was before CRPS, so who I am now can be better understood. I was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. I was an only child and I think I was always a lot harder on myself than any one else. I pushed myself very hard …