Cryotherapy (Days 6-7)and Normatec Compression Therapy: Continuing to Fight Inflammation Naturally

Cryotherapy (Days 6-7)and Normatec Compression Therapy: Continuing to Fight Inflammation Naturally

Veins poked, punctured and prodded with years of drawing of blood and  steroids pumped through them are often tender and damaged. My arm and wrist veins are so tender, sometimes they ache. My heart does not behave like it used to. Breathing does not come as easily as it once did and I often have [...]

Fourth and Fifth Days of Cryotherapy

Fourth and Fifth Days of Cryotherapy

Every time I type Cryotherapy into my electronic calendar it magically turns into Cry Therapy. Seriously. Cry Therapy. My fourth experience was almost to the cry therapy point. I was in at the one minute point and my skin was burning and burning bad. I kept thinking, "Oh my goodness, frostbite. I had my cooling [...]

The Purpose of My Writing

"Sometimes, it's more than being afraid of any broken things-we're afraid to be a burden to anyone. Sometimes-we just can't bear the thought that our brokenness might break anyone else. Sometimes-it seems easier to bury our hurt than break anyone's heart." Ann Voscamp, "The Broken Way" It seems easier to hide the pain, the struggles, [...]