Chronic pain: The indestructible within

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

Chronic pain acceptance for me

I have acceptance of my chronic pain and the life I live with it while perusing treatments that improve my well-being and quality of life. Acceptance is not for me: Stagnant. It is not giving up. Like 'Oh well, this sucks, so I guess I will just wallow in my pain-ness forever.' Believing pain is … Continue reading Chronic pain acceptance for me

Chronic pain and the pandemic

I wrote a post called Chronic illness: Pandemic stress and we are well into pandemic stress at this point. I think it is time to acknowledge the impact it is having on people with chronic pain “Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for people with pain because regular out-patient appointments with doctors and physical … Continue reading Chronic pain and the pandemic