Post-surgery firsts :: Helloooo bike

By the numbers: Miles per week I used to ride before my SI joint got so painful I couldn’t sit on the seat: approximately 60 Amount of money I spent on bike maintenance this time last year: $300 (New tires/brakes/chain, etc.) Length of time I was able to use it before I couldn’t ride anymore
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Self Advocacy :: You are your own superhero

  It seems that somewhere along the way I picked up the idea that doctors are omniscient (all-knowing) and omnipotent (all-powerful.) If you had asked me 25 years ago whether I believed that or not, I would’ve said, “Of course not!” But if I could hit a rewind button and let you watch my 30-year
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Comorbidities :: when SIJD has siblings

  Out of the 133 people who’ve taken my survey so far, 26 of them said they didn’t know of any other condition that is contributing to their chronic pain. Another 23 respondents left that field blank. So that leaves about 63% who have learned, or at least suspect that they’re dealing with multiple health problems.
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