Pain Awareness: When judgement comes from within the chronic pain community

Chronic pain I have always said is something you don't 'get' until you get it. It is a member only club... one that sucks though and you can't get out of. But sometimes, just sometimes, some of those members also toss out judgement. Almost flippantly like they lack empathy for the suffering of the person … Continue reading Pain Awareness: When judgement comes from within the chronic pain community

12 things I can tell you about chronic pain

I have had chronic pain officially for 23 years but I was complaining about pain since around 8 years old- before I even remember it really. I became to have memories of it around 12. You know, feeling drained by it and having troubles sleeping because of it. That sort of thing. It just means … Continue reading 12 things I can tell you about chronic pain

Pain Awareness: What I can tell you about fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a lot more than just pain. It is sleep dysfunction, cognitive dysfunction, fatigue and a lot of other symptoms but I am going to talk about the Pain. Fibromyalgia: What is it– a post for ‘what is fibromyalgia’ if you are recently diagnosed. Fibromyalgia introduction post– has posts I have made that will … Continue reading Pain Awareness: What I can tell you about fibromyalgia

September Prompts: Trying times in a trying year

Time for A Chronic Voice September Link up Prompts Prompts: FEELINGGRUELINGTEMPTINGRUNNINGMENDING This is Pain Awareness month and I will be blogging about that some this month as that is a very important topic to me. Autumn is coming here soon. I feel the weather cooling. Some of the leaves are turning. It is my favourite … Continue reading September Prompts: Trying times in a trying year