Category «Daily Life»

Another Wednesday…

Another Wednesday feeling like crap. I did not sleep well last night, it took a long time to fall asleep. Once I fell asleep, I felt I stayed asleep fairly well, but still struggling with lethargy today. A few cups of coffee are helping, but this is a tough day. When I don’t get quality sleep, it …

Sleep…

I wrote the section below at 2 am one night: It’s 2 am, I cannot sleep again, unfortunately, this is a typical night for me. After I go to bed I deal with hours of pain, stress, anxiety, itching, spasms and hot and cold flashes. I can’t stop my brain from over thinking and worrying. This disease …

The Test Results…

(<<Back to The Tests…) At this point, we are now months into testing. My Physiatrist knows that there are certain requirements needed by workers compensation for a diagnosis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS. He decides that no other tests are needed. The combination of my test results points toward CRPS Type 2. CRPS Type 2 …

The Tests…

I will start off by saying that I will keep this section brief, but that does not mean I will not talk more about if requested. There is no one specific test that shows if you have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS or not, it is a combination of tests. My case, which is a …

My CRPS Story Begins…

Hello and welcome, My blog may start here, but my CRPS story begins on June 20, 2014, at 5 pm, it was a Friday. While working, I broke my left ankle. I will not go into much detail about the initial injury, but I will say…..it hurt! At this point, if I remember correctly, is …

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