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
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
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 had taken off my slow release tramadol a while back now. And it sucks. I have been in so much pain lately and
People are getting isolated and lonely at epic levels. I believe that we are far more susceptible to this happening due to our limitations. At
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.
Sometimes we feel not very productive and we lack motivation. Lack of motivation can hit because we are not able to function well or do
Time for A Chronic Voice’s June blog prompts! Repeating Wondering Turning Getting Desiring Repeating Not working is a lot of… sameness. Do a little housework.
Life is stressful because it is unpredictable and involves changes we do not often choose. And when we are chronically ill it can really knock
We all have a way to measure our lives. Our values, standards, and principles. The problem is when we become chronically ill… these often do