Our Chronic Pain Story: The Plot Part I

I have written on this subject before because it is something I have been pondering for some time as a metaphor to delve into how I think about pain. A metaphor that works for me because I am a writer. See: The pain story and The story we tell ourselves Now a story has a … Continue reading Our Chronic Pain Story: The Plot Part I

Mental Health Awareness: Depression thoughts

I wish I could say depression is cured with a pill but it isn't really. Dampened for sure. Any stressors and it rises up and your habitual thoughts... happen. You are more aware of them, if like me, you did all the therapy thing. But they still happen. Way better than unmanaged depression for sure … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness: Depression thoughts

Social isolation and mental wellbeing

What we are learning with the Coronavirus pandemic is that people need people. I know what people are going through. Most disabled people do know. We know all too well... because all this? It is the cost of disability.  We know financial insecurity We know losing our jobs We know financial instability when we lose … Continue reading Social isolation and mental wellbeing

Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home

Hey, people who are self-isolated, stuck at home, and don't know how long it will be for. I've been there for 3 years. I've been social distancing for far longer than that... I call it 'pacing' to conserve energy that I really do not have because I have had chronic pain for over two decades. … Continue reading Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home