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Painfully Optomistic · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 3M 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 · 4M ago

CRPS & the Family!

I promised myself yesterday that I wouldn’t let weeks go bye before I put up another post!...
Painfully Optomistic · 4M 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 · 6M ago

Believe in Yourself!

Have you ever had one of those moments where something really profound strikes you out of ...
Painfully Optomistic · 8M 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...
Painfully Optomistic · 10M ago

Standing Back Up!

Today I wanted to write something to encourage all of you out there who are struggling right now with your diagnosis. It might seem as if your world is spinning out of control and you might ...
Painfully Optomistic · 11M ago

Starting A New Chapter!

Changes are in the works! Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been looking at how I can make some changes to this blog for the better! Don’t worry! If you read my blog on a regular basis the ...
Painfully Optomistic · 11M ago

Who’s Helping You?

It feels good today to sit down in front of this keyboard and write! Too often brain fog makes it really hard to put together a post as many of you know! With two young kids I also have to r...