Chronic pain social consequences

I am watching this webinar: The Social Consequences of Chronic Pain: By Dr. Claire Ashton-James; hosted by Pain BC partner, the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability (CIRPD) Which is a source for the following blog post and a very interesting discussion on the topic. The sources for the webinar are within … Continue reading Chronic pain social consequences

Chronic Pain: Ego and the ID

I was just thinking about chronic pain and pacing lately. Made me think that my ID and Ego are having a bit of a conflict going on. Now, Sigmund Freud was a nutter and I don't really agree with much of anything he said or wrote, but it is interesting to think of this particular … Continue reading Chronic Pain: Ego and the ID

The life lesson fibromyalgia gave me about happiness

Fibromyalgia and chronic pain, in general, are extremely hard to cope with long-term. We learn some serious resiliency, often the hard way. Sort of get sick of needing to be resilient sometimes. After that rocky road, and falling off a few cliffs there, I learned some things about happiness. Not like I am particularly wise. … Continue reading The life lesson fibromyalgia gave me about happiness

January: What? Already? -A Chronic Voice Link-Up

Time for A Chronic Voice Link-up January Prompts: RecuperatingReversingDawningMappingRe-Defining Recuperating I was really lagging into the new year. I'm not sure why but maybe it is just that the holidays seem to take a toll on me for whatever reason. Either way, I was exhausted. So I needed some serious downtime. But it could have … Continue reading January: What? Already? -A Chronic Voice Link-Up