I am on a pain killer. I know. The horror of it. I must be some sort of addict or something. Well, fuck that. I
I often say that I feel disabled lives are not valued by society as a whole. We are discriminated against, undervalued, not found as worthy,
It isn’t a secret that pain causes a flux in our emotions. I mean, duh. And we try to find ways to manage our moods
What I don’t like is this ‘pursuit of happiness’ as an ultimate life goal. It is flawed in design. It is like utopia… it
Time for A Chronic Voice August Prompts! Capturing Financing Controlling Exchanging Motivating Capturing I thought I would capture some images of life with chronic pain
I don’t like this term people put on the chronically ill or people with chronic pain. You’re so brave. I don’t know, it seems like
There are times when people judge us for being ill. We are just lazy. We just need to exercise. We are not trying hard enough
I’m not full of warm fuzzy and rainbows. I’m not like a super-duper positivity dude that is going to blow sunshine up your butt. Just
Pain is a complex beast that needs complex treatment. But there is a lot of chronic pain stigma. And we can’t all afford the chronic
I am just going to say it, you can repress all you want, you can be as stoic as you want, as zen as humanly
My doctor had taken me off my slow release tramadol on the recommendation of a neurologist I had seen for a consultation set up by
So I am Canadian, so medicinal and recreational cannabis is legal here. And this gave me the opportunity to give it a go for pain.
So I had taken off my slow release tramadol a while back now. And it sucks. I have been in so much pain lately and
I exceeded my limits a couple of days ago. I helped my dad move with my spouse. My dad is also disabled. I am disabled.