Tag Archives: pain

Waking up sore

This entire week has been a struggle. I’ve woken up in pain every morning. My joints are ridiculously sore. I’m exhausted. But I refuse to give in. I think if people felt the way I feel every morning, they probably … Continue reading

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Postherpetic neuralgia ain’t fun ya’ll!

UGH!  I have been in pain all day today. I guess the immune suppressants have caused the Postherpetic neuralgia to flare. (Basically nerve damage pain from the Shingles I had months ago) At one point the pain was so sharp … Continue reading

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Chemo drugs and weekly shots: Life with Psoriatic Arthritis

My nodule got worse and I decided to jump my doc appointment ahead and try to get back on some of my medications to manage the pain. Look at that lil’ sucker. sigh. It makes it very difficult to write … Continue reading

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New Year, new life

So much has happened over the last few months and I just haven’t found the time to blog about it. But, I hope to make the time this new year. I am sad about some things from the past, but … Continue reading

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Recurrent Shingles and autoimmune disease

So — It’s been a while friends. I only have about 20 minutes, but wanted to catch everyone up on my recent health battle: SHINGLES!! I was diagnosed about 2 months ago.  It all started with a few bumps across … Continue reading

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Diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis (and I don’t feel so good myself)

“Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much … Continue reading

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Taking things one day at a time

  “When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you … Continue reading

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Doc says it’s possibly Stage II Rheumatoid Arthritis; I’m not a happy camper!

My grandmother died when she succumbed to a horrible disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) – and I have just been diagnosed with a strain of the same disease, let me explain. Doctors and specialists have been baffled for the last … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane

Hey friends. It’s been way too long. I have been sooo busy with my new job at Athens Banner Herald, that my blogging has unfortunately fallen to the way side. I love my job, but it takes up a lot … Continue reading

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Beginnings: I started a detox today

Hey everyone. I started a new alkaline-based 30-day detox today. I’ll post more about it soon. Here’s a brief idea about what it entails HERE! Just thought I would keep track to let you know how I’m doing. Here’s a … Continue reading

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