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Painfully Optomistic · 1W ago

Where’s Your Frame of Mind?

Things have been a blur the past few weeks because its been so busy! The month of June is one of those months where you both love it and hate it! With the school year coming to an end we hav...
Painfully Optomistic · 1M ago

Together We Thrive!

Well after an exhausting weekend in Chicago at the HealtheVoices17 conference I came back with renewed vision and refreshed ready to get back into the trenches of advocacy! Did I ever leave?...
Painfully Optomistic · 2M ago

Back to Basics!

Today has been one of those days where your body reminds you that your still sick! So sometimes you just have to know when to give up and let your body rest. The last few weeks have been mor...
Painfully Optomistic · 4M ago

A Spoonie Isn’t A Kitchen Utensil!

Today’s challenge will be to try and put together two articles I need to write combined with a very busy family schedule for today. It’s going to take every available spoon to get through th...
Painfully Optomistic · 4M ago

You Hold The Power To Create Change

Happy New Year everyone! The very fact that your reading this means that not only “you” but “I” managed to get through the holidays! Yes its a little past New Years but everything in my worl...
Painfully Optomistic · 6M ago

“The Crisis”

  Last night was one of those typical nights where you toss and turn trying not to lose your mind! With pain levels spiking because of a flare up there wasn’t a whole lot to do but do what I...
Painfully Optomistic · 7M ago

CRPS & the Family!

I promised myself yesterday that I wouldn’t let weeks go bye before I put up another post!...
Painfully Optomistic · 7M ago

You Have The Power To Create Change!

Its been a rough go lately dealing with extra pain but somehow I manage to keep moving forward! A few weeks ago I traveled down to Huntington Beach to attend the Global Genes Rare Disease Su...
Painfully Optomistic · 9M ago

Believe in Yourself!

Have you ever had one of those moments where something really profound strikes you out of ...
Painfully Optomistic · 11M ago

Straight Ahead

Have you ever had one of those moments where you were listening to something like your favorite podcast and something really profound strikes you. Well today that happened as I was listening...