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Trying with CRPS: What Do You Do?

Published on April 26, 2016 under Guest Blogger for RSDSA
     By Guest Blogger Autumn Strand 687 days ago I was robbed. Nothing of any monetary value was taken but something much more priceless was: my health. When you think about the value of things and what they mean to you, I believe that one's health is often overlooked. That is, until it isn't anymore. Before I fell and got RSD/CRPS, I was a college student studying journalism at the University of South Florida and I loved it. It was challenging in a way that took me completely out of my comfort zone, made me think about things with a different outlook and was the most difficult thing I have ever done but I really thrived on it because…
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Developing CRPS/RSD and Finding Hope

Published on June 29, 2015 under Giving Back
Hi there! My name is Katie and I’m the blogger behind Upcycled Treasures and A Handcrafted Wedding. I was diagnosed with CRPS back in August 2012, and remember how difficult it was to find information and inspiring stories. In fact, I generally ended my search feeling more discouraged than when I started, and this only seemed to make my symptoms worse. Can anyone else relate? The RSDSA website was the best source of information I could find, which is why I am so excited to share my story with you. I want you to know that there is hope, and not to be discouraged by what you read. However, I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I am also…
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