Rehabilitation & Recovery for Arachnoiditis Survivors

Multiple Works-Stations in the studio
Multiple Work-Stations in the studio help to prevent arachnoiditis pain flares.
View through the opening of the Ostrich Cot
View through the opening of the Ostrich Cot

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Standing to paint
Standing to paint

“Many adjustments must me made in order to continue living a healthy, productive life after Arachnoiditis. Willingness to adapt is crucial to survival. Eventually, I learned that rehabilitation is somewhat synonymous with the concepts behind the term, downsizing. ” ~slk

Draft of Book Cover

Draft of Book Cover

Working in creative non-fiction, Still Standing, Sometimes is a story about Sheila’s journey into the world of spinal adhesive arachnoiditis & her contact and participation in the Arachnoiditis Survivor community. This pending publication depicts the unexpected meeting of dedicated and determined daily heroes.

Preview  Sheila’s experience and perspective about:

PREVENTION,  SUPPORT: FAMILY & FRIENDS CAN…, EMPOWERMENT THROUGH BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, COPING WITH THIS ADVERSE OUTCOME, MISSING PIECES 

Physical Rehabilitation & Recovery After Spinal Adhesive Arachnoiditis:How to help an Arachnoiditis Survivor excerpt from Art For Arachnoiditis:Still Standing; Sometimes                                              ~ ©Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

Survivors who would like to contribute written or photographic portions of their own Arachnoiditis experience to this publication can comment below or contact Sheila at SheilaLynnK Art studio by email:

sheilalynnk@yahoo.com  subject line: “Add my story”

Please be sure to list names of authors and/or photographers for listing in the final publication.

 

Lily
Remembering Lily in the morning ~slk
Sophie
Remembering Sophie helping out in the studio ~slk
Moving Day
Moving Day/Downsizing=big changes ~slk

 

 

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