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Chronic pain: How far you have come

I know with chronic pain we can get tired. Damn exhausted. It seems like we are in a continuous battle. Every day we wake up to a new battle. And sometimes we feel like we are not coping with the pain well. That we are not strong enough for this onslaught. I get that. I … Continue reading Chronic pain: How far you have come

Book review: The Things We Don’t Say

The Things We Don't Say: An Anthology of Chronic Illness Truths- Julie Morgenlender. Sections in the book: Part I: RelationshipsPart 2: Experiencing the emotionsPart 3: The Medical SidePart 4: AcceptancePart 5: Things we wish we'd knownPart 6: What we wish folks knew (my essay All About the Pain is here)Part 7: Others' Perceptions This is … Continue reading Book review: The Things We Don’t Say

A Chronic Voice: July Prompts

A Chronic Voice July Link Up Prompts Prompts BotheringDemandingNourishingTelecommutingTolerating Well, we are already in July. Halfway through this hell-fest of 2020. It has been raining here for weeks which means migraine attacks and fibro flares... but also our flower garden is blooming wonderfully. I am amazed it is halfway through the year. It seems like … Continue reading A Chronic Voice: July Prompts