Maura was diagnosed with Chiari I in 2007 at age 6 via a traditional horizontal MRI. “I had a decompression shortly after diagnosis and had significant relief for 8 months. After that symptoms returned but slightly differently, so I had a full decompression. Turns out it was craniocervical instability that caused the symptoms to return after the first decompression so the second decompression was ineffective.”
There are a number of things pop sockets can do to decrease hand pain and add convenience to your smart phone or tablet, including the ability to raise awareness everywhere you go for your chronic illness condition! Plus a possible fix for using a Pop Socket with a case, which was a must for me.
These two beautiful and inspiring poems by Pamela Jessen will help recharge your hope and freshen your perspective when battling invisible illness.
Why meeting Mandy Harvey and seeing her perform turned me into a big weepy marshmallow at the Lead EDS conference, along with her recorded interview and performance.
'Salt in My Soul' by Mallory Smith really took me by surprise. It isn't just a story wrapped in journal style writing, it's a literary pleasure one can sip like their favored tea, savoring the sweet aroma of each sentence with delight. It's beauty doesn't make it any less tragic or relatable. It makes it a much more enjoyable and universal read. The world lost a great writer the day Mallory Smith took her last breath. Luckily, she left behind this treasure for us to enjoy and learn from, along with many great environmental works during her freelance writing career.