2 Year Post Regenexx Update

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To catch up on my whole Avascular Necrosis + Regenexx journey, click here and peruse all of the posts. I’ve been blogging my entire journey in hopes that it will help others make informed decisions about their AVN treatment. I … Read More

Otezla: Week 4 Starter Pack Recap

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New here? Catch up here: If you missed Day 0, Week 1 and Week 2, and Week 3 updates. Week 4 is in the books. Honestly, nothing too earth shattering to report, but check out my update.   Here are … Read More

My Full Circle Health Moment (MedX Ignite Talk Replay)

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Don’t want to read the whole story? Scroll down to the bottom to watch my 2016 Stanford Medicine X Ignite Talk. My health story is a long and fairly complicated story. A tale of a girl who went through most … Read More

Otezla: Week 3 Starter Pack Recap

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Already finished up week 3 and headed into week 4! Time flies when you’re having fun . . .  BAHAHA I can’t even type that with a straight face. If you missed Day 0, Week 1 and Week 2 updates … Read More

Otezla: Week 2 Starter Pack Recap

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To recap thus far . . . First, I freaked out and had to come to terms with taking Otezla. (Read: Am I a Failure? A Fraud?) Then, after dragging my feet for a month, I finally decided to start … Read More

Otezla: Week 1 Starter Pack Recap

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Hey, Chronically Fabulous Patient. Hope you’re having a great week! As you heard here, I started the first week of the Otezla starter pack on February 12th. I filmed the following week 1 recap video on February 18th – so … Read More

Starting Otezla

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Well, I did it. I started Otezla today. Press play to see me take my first dose – as seen on Instagram stories this morning February 12th, 2017.   I have very mixed feelings, but mostly I’m hopeful that it … Read More

Autoimmune Arthritis Survival Kit

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An editor at HealthCentral asked me what would be part of my psoriatic arthritis survival kit and it got me thinking. . . . Hmmmmm – WHAT WOULD make my list? It was hard to pair down my list, but … Read More

Am I A Fraud? A Failure?

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It seems that my most personal posts are always my longest. Sorry, this is so long, but writing this was as much therapeutic for me as I hope it is helpful for anyone who reads it and deals with the … Read More

Cloudy With A Chance Of Achy Joints

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I posted this picture on Instagram with the caption: Today’s productivity brought to you by: @doterra Deep Blue, Citrus Bliss & #Turmeric! Why? Because it was a rainy, 60-degree day in January here in Pittsburgh. Today’s productivity has been brought … Read More

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