Noelle is a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician, Ambassador with the U.S. Pain Foundation and an admin and advocate with, which provides both online and peer-to-peer support for patients and caregivers suffering with RSD/CRPS in California. Diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) at the age of 23, she’s spent the last 13 years learning how to navigate the world living with chronic illness, pain and disability.

She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two huge dogs, Molly and Bear whom she credits with providing the much needed comic relief one needs when living with health challenges. When she’s not cleaning up dog hair and slobber, you can find her maintaining her sanity by writing, painting, listening to music and being as close to the ocean whenever possible.

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