Is RSD Living With You

Is RSD living with you?

If so, you’ve probably discovered that information and knowledge is limited – therefore putting an even greater fear in your mind. Let me assure you that you’re not alone, there are others suffering with you and I am one of them. I’ve become very educated with this disease and will be using this blog to reach others, in hopes of helping you cope.  Continue reading

Informing Toyota Consumers

For Immediate Release 

Informing Toyota Consumers

Neutrally Speaking, Turn the Key of Worry Off

Consumers should be aware of options should they find themselves speeding along without control of their vehicle. Being an informed consumer eliminates fear, worry and/or questions of what do I do if. With heightened press regarding entrapment of accelerator pedals in certain Toyota models there has been little to no mention of what consumers can do, should this happen to them while driving.   Continue reading

One of Life’s Little Mysteries

It sweeps in, catching you by surprise

No respect of persons, affecting many lives

Attacking every emotion, even though you try

To keep your composure and hold it all inside

The good is hard to see, when its you that it has reached

If only it were a dream, this disease they attempt to treat

Faith will be strengthened and tested along the way

Though dreading, you’re thankful for another day

Eventually, this too shall pass

One of life’s little mysteries

Stays with us, but don’t last

Written by: Kimberly Michele Durham

RSD Is Living With Me

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, or RSD, a chronic and incurable neurological disorder in which the sympathetic/autonomic nervous system – the system that transfers signals from the central nervous system to various organs throughout the body – malfunctions, causing nerves to misfire and send constant pain signals to the brain. RSD develops in response to physical trauma and becomes more active during times of stress. Its actions during the stress response comprise the fight-or-flight response.  Continue reading