Updates/New Year’s Resolution

I know every update I say it, but my new year’s resolution is to post here more regularly! With that said, I have several updates to share! I am going back to school again! I’m going to be getting my Bachelor’s in Social Work. After finishing my paralegal certificate, I decided to finish my bachelorsContinue reading “Updates/New Year’s Resolution”

COVID-19 Resources

With everything going on with the coronavirus/COVID-19, I thought I would share some reputable resources of information. Unfortunately there’s a lot of misinformation being spread. The best way to prepare is to get good information and follow the directions of public health professionals and your personal care team. CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen National Science Foundation:Continue reading “COVID-19 Resources”

Essential Apps For Chronic Pain Patients

Smartphones and tablets are a great way to keep track of pain and find information and other resources. Here are a few of my favorite apps. All are free unless otherwise noted. iOS: –WedMD: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/webmd-trusted-health-wellness/id295076329?mt=8– WebMD Pain Coach: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/webmd-pain-coach/id536303342?mt=8– iSpeech TTS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ispeech-text-to-speech/id322329515?mt=8 –iTriage: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/itriage/id304696939?mt=8 –drugs.com: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drugs.com-medication-guide/id599471042?mt=8 –My Medical ($4.99): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-medical/id347860026?mt=8 –Pill Reminder by drugs.com: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pill-reminder-by-drugs.com/id453359236?mt=8Continue reading “Essential Apps For Chronic Pain Patients”

My Trigeminal Neuralgia Story

One of the main conditions I deal with is Trigeminal Neuralgia. This is the “reader’s digest” version of my diagnosis/treatment story My story is not like most. I am 29 and have Trigeminal Neuralgia. The pain started in late March of 2013. It was not all the time, but very debilitating when it struck. IContinue reading “My Trigeminal Neuralgia Story”