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The Spoonie Struggle

Oct 29, 2021

Episode 41: Using Massage and Movement for Pain Management With Guest Sam Visnic

In this episode, guest Sam Visnic discusses using physical therapy, movement, and massage therapy to assist with chronic pain management. When working with a new client, he always starts with a thorough evaluation and plan. He stresses...

Oct 20, 2021

Episode 40: Darren Radke's Experience Living With Lupus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome


In this episode, guest Darren Radke shares his experience living with Lupus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome. He also was diagnosed as a having a hippocampal cyst in his brain, an issue with a heart valve, and a lung issue. His symptoms...

Oct 13, 2021

Episode 39: The Ins and Outs of Antiphospholipid Syndrome With Guest Dr. Jill Schofield

In this episode, guest Dr. Schofield discusses Antiphospholipid Syndrome. APS is a complex multisystem autoimmune disease. It is often comorbid with Lupus. It can be primary or secondary. Females are more likely to have APS than...

Oct 6, 2021

Episode 38: Updates, Crises, and Overwhelm

In this episode, Jessica gives updates on her life and the life of her family. She discusses updates on her health conditions and recent surgery, crazy stressors, and mental health difficulties that accompany autism. She discusses how hard it is to get good medical care and how...