Phenomenology of pain

This is something I wrote Way back in the day. I thought I would share it. It is a philosophical look at the pain experience. Drew Leder in "The Absent Body" (1990) has some interesting insight to the lived experience of pain. According to Leder, normally the body is experienced as an absence, in a … Continue reading Phenomenology of pain

Chronic pain: Life without painkillers

So I had taken off my slow release tramadol a while back now. And it sucks. I have been in so much pain lately and I have no idea if this is what fibromyalgia feels like without pain management or it is that possibility that I have MS (Still not confirmed) that is causing the … Continue reading Chronic pain: Life without painkillers