I've received many questions asking me if I'm real...computer generated...and even if I'm female or male. I hope this answers your questions about who is on the other side of the screen. It's me....Tammy.
I am living independently owned and operated and I'm a Mom to one amazing young woman Emily. I'm the only one here doing this website and the Facebook page too. I don't have an editor fixing my mistakes (obviously as there are lots of them here)...and I don't have someone finding things for me to write about. This is me and these are my thoughts.
I started this website because when I was hurting...I had no where to go...didn't know what to do...and I fell hard and I almost lost my life. It took me many years to pick my butt up and to face my life accepting me for all that I am and all that I am not...and yes...some days I still struggle too.
Although I may not be a doctor...I do have some skills learned through my profession that I bring to you here. My field of study when in school was Health & Human Services, specifically Developmental Services and my professional career...until my own injury...was supporting people living with various disabilities in both residential and treatment facilities.
My goal for this website and the Facebook page, is to support...empower...and inspire others living with a chronic illness, to take control within your lives...to learn how to manage and prepare for your pain and to live your life to the best of your abilities as you are able...doing the things that make you smile and feel good about being you...gaining control over your pain.
I hope that by visiting this website and the Facebook page too, you are beginning a different journey with your pain...one that has you living with your pain instead of your pain living with you...our pain is now a part of us...but it's not all that we are.
I hope this has answered some of your questions. Thank you for being a part of my journey and for allowing me to be a part of yours. I wish you only the best in your journey.
Take good care of you