Here is the thing about quotes that reference doors. I think, well, it is a door… just open the damn thing back up. But here
I have in my life coped exceptionally well and in those times of excellent motivation and hope I do things like: routinely meditate do regular
1)Do stuff 2)Stop it. 3Lie down I see a psychologist who specialises in pain management to help me with all that lack of pain management.
When we are coping with chronic pain we are reacting to a constant stressor in our lives. We are reacting emotionally. We are choosing responses
I wish I had been prepared for the impact or what was going to happen in my life from chronic illness being newly diagnosed.
There a lot of things healthy people should know about chronic illness. It isn’t always easy to be a friend, loved one or family
There are a lot of people living in survival mode right now. It is not meant to be lived in. It is meant for short
No disability is the same. So don’t play the pain game. I had someone comment to me on social media. ‘You don’t know pain.’ And
When people ask me how I am feeling 99% of the time I am lying. I often say ‘not bad’, because I feel it is
For this poster I used an image that is a happy memory for me, to remind myself of happy memories. Because pain and negative memories
The only thing to fear is fear itself. Well, maybe. Fear and chronic illness can comingle and create what doctors refer to as ‘sick behaviors’.
The thing about chronic illness is that it is the hardest damn thing in your life. Things will stress you out in your life. Major
Embrace the turtle, not the rabbit. That is my pain life philosophy. Or embrace the tortoise, not the hare. We won’t win the race
… and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. This is one of my favorite quotes. The world breaks everyone, in some way or