Tag Archives: chronic pain syndrome

How IVIG treatment is going

Today I thought I would write an update on how my IVIG treatment is going.  The graphic above is a good description of the past week or so.  I have felt pain so terrible that it almost doubles me over.  … Continue reading

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The Link Between Inflammation and Chronic Illness with Answers

***A chronic illness may be defined as a long-lasting condition that can be controlled but not cured.***  Chronic illness impacts people all over the world. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that chronic disease is the leading cause of death … Continue reading

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Invisible Illness Week: 30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

Today (Sept. 14) is the last day of Invisible Illness Awareness Week.  One of the things you can participate in is a meme at http://www.invisibleillnessweek.com about your own invisible illness.  This is my submission in support of advocating for the millions … Continue reading

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I use apple cider vinegar in my diet plan, do you?

Here’s a little different post today.  One about diet, nutrition and wellness. ***I think diet is very important in fighting chronic illness.*** There is good reason that apple cider vinegar is regarded as a remedy for a myriad of illnesses and … Continue reading

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The Stages of Chronic Illness

The following image is one that I developed originally on Powerpoint about some of the “stages” of chronic illness.  Click on the image to see a larger version – much easier to read! My post today is kind of a … Continue reading

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Never give up!

National / World Suicide Prevention Day was this week.  I posted this slide on my Facebook page but didn’t get a lot of attention – not much “reach” to use their lingo. ***Those of us who suffer chronic pain, who … Continue reading

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One Week: A Snapshot of Chronic Illness and its Impact

The past week has been chock full of events, ups and downs, that relate to my life with chronic illness.  So, I thought that writing about it would be a good next step for my blog. For those who have … Continue reading

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I Should’ve Known Better, But It Was Fun!

Last night, my son took me to the UT football game.  It was my first time going to the game using my power wheelchair.   Things started great.  We park in a garage that’s not too far from the stadium.  But … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Posts to Facebook So Far

I have written this blog for eight months.  Shortly after starting, I also starting posting to a Facebook page:  McReyscope’s Musings on Chronic Illness (www.facebook.com/mcreyscope).  It’s been fun and I’ve received a lot of feedback, overwhelmingly positive. ***I have overcome … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain: It’s Real and What Can We Do About It

***Pain is cruel.  It can take many forms.  It is real no matter the source or the cause.  And it can last forever.***  Those of us who suffer from severe, chronic pain know how it can disrupt and damage our lives making … Continue reading

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