Does it seem like you lack the oomph to achieve long-term goals? You have motivation... just maybe not consistently or for the long haul. Aside from the obvious reasons of the pain and fatigue, the lack of motivation with chronic pain has neurological reasons, even when the pain is Managed. So even when pain is … Continue reading Does your motivational drive suffer from having chronic pain?
A positive attitude does not necessarily mean positive thinking, although that can be a factor. More, a positive attitude suggests a mental attitude can see the good things in your life and your accomplishments, instead of focusing on the the negative aspects and the failures. It is a mindset can help you see and pursue … Continue reading Can your positive attitude help you achieve lifestyle goals with chronic illness?
Time for A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts Prompt words BeginningSymbolizingEnduringRevealingGracing Beginning- Year 2021 I'm not one for a new year, new me sort of deal. Especially not this year. Really, just glad I got through last year. I made no New Year's resolutions either... I think this will be a rough enough ride without any … Continue reading Pandemic 2020- When the world stood still
Okay, this year sucks. A lot. For everyone. Usually I can say it was a bad year, for me, and that would be that. But in this case, it was pretty much a year that impacted every single person in some way. It is going to take a little time for the world to recover … Continue reading Top posts of 2020 and end of year remarks
Help me, it's like the walls are caving inSometimes I feel like giving upBut I just can'tIt isn't in my bloodLaying on the bathroom floor, feeling nothingI'm overwhelmed and insecure, give me somethingI could take to ease my mind slowlyJust have a drink and you'll feel betterJust take her home and you'll feel betterKeep telling … Continue reading Chronic pain: The indestructible within
The less functional I became over time with chronic pain and the more I struggled at work the more useless I felt. The more of a failure as a Person I felt. The more worthless I felt. This got worse as my life shrunk because I had less usable hours to be able to function … Continue reading Disability: Fulfillment without traditional work