Chronic pain is just one of those things that is a bit tricky to manage. I know this. You know this. Our doctors know this.
I want to mention this study because it makes a very good point about the need for acceptance and resiliency that comes from acceptance in
There are many, many things in our lives due to an illness that gets in the way o life and we have no choice about
When I was younger and I was diagnosed with this thing called fibromyalgia syndrome that no one knew a thing about let alone how to
Self-esteem scores of the pain-prone patients were significantly lower than for the other three groups, who did not differ significantly from each other. The pain-prone
I don’t like this term people put on the chronically ill or people with chronic pain. You’re so brave. I don’t know, it seems like
I’m not full of warm fuzzy and rainbows. I’m not like a super-duper positivity dude that is going to blow sunshine up your butt. Just
Time for A Chronic Voice’s June blog prompts! Repeating Wondering Turning Getting Desiring Repeating Not working is a lot of… sameness. Do a little housework.
We all have a way to measure our lives. Our values, standards, and principles. The problem is when we become chronically ill… these often do
I think we all know suffering is inevitable. It is actually a function of being human. We all suffer in different ways. It is so
It is time for A Chronic Voice linkup! This month’s prompts are: Regrouping Investigating Boosting Setting Reviving Regrouping I am still on pause in my
I have been chronically more than half my life not counting the joint hypermobility pain as a child. And the older I get the more
So I have learned a lot of painful lessons from pain, the hard way, more than once, because that is how I roll. Here are
The thing about chronic illness is that it is unpredictable. We can go from managing, coping, and modestly function to… not. And after these rough