Piece of Cake

I really wanted to retrain myself as a counsellor after my accident. Everyone told me it was the perfect role for me as I had the right traits. I enrolled into the course and started off on a high. I soon learnt that having CRPS meant that I had to work a lot harder then […]

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Holidays are Different

Holidays are a chance to get away from it all, relax, unwind. To catch up with old friends or make new ones. To spend quality time with your nearest and dearest. Holidays are hard. I used to love going away. We would pack up our camper trailer and disappear off grid for a few days. […]

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Knowledge Creates Understanding

This month is NERVEmber. A month dedicated to raising awareness for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The more people that are aware of CRPS the better. The more understanding we can create in the medical and non-medical worlds would be amazing. When you think of hell, you think of fire and brimstone. CRPS is like living […]

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Identity Crisis

How do you keep your identity when you feel like you have lost part of yourself? How do you not become your illness? I do not want to become known as the lady with CRPS or that lady with the weird leg. I want to be known as me. I want people to be able […]

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