I am an introvert. And because I am an introvert when I am in pain I react a certain way. I retreat more and more.
“I have a migraine. It sucks so much.” “Oh yeah? I have migraines Chronically and it sucks more.” “Yeah? I have migraines 24/7 and
So I have been coping with chronic pain and chronic illness pretty well lately. Or should I say Functioning? Because that is the main point.
Fear is a part of chronic illness and chronic pain. But the fear I have lately isn’t one of the limitations. That fear that inhibits
I am of two minds on this whole thinking positive thing for chronic pain. I do believe that in some sense thinking positive can help
In the beginning, they don’t tell you much about chronic pain. You are faced with the Fact it is chronic but it never really hits
Please share what and/or who helps you never give up. This is indeed a tricky one because I have in the past given up. Lack
Describe a treatment dilemma you have experienced with #Migraine or #Headache and other comorbid health problems. For comorbids I have: Hypothyroidism Asthma Depression Fibromyalgia Peripheral
Self-worth, all joking aside, is an important topic. I joke but my self-worth tanked over years and years of struggling with pain. Struggling with productivity.
Here is the thing about fear and pain. We learn it. For me, it came from working a decade in a horrible workplace. The environment
The pain with never end. It is going to go on forever. What is the point of anything if I am going to suffer forever
With a chronic illness having some alone time is fine. To recharge. Have a nap. For some much-needed self-care time. To engage in a
I just had an interview and I forget to mention the one thing with fibromyalgia we all do even when we know we should be
Here is what I wrote about New Years Resolutions We have to be careful about them because we have limited energy and our mood can