Pandemic 2020- When the world stood still

Time for A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts Prompt words BeginningSymbolizingEnduringRevealingGracing Beginning- Year 2021 I'm not one for a new year, new me sort of deal. Especially not this year. Really, just glad I got through last year. I made no New Year's resolutions either... I think this will be a rough enough ride without any … Continue reading Pandemic 2020- When the world stood still

Will society adapt for the better after the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on society and I wonder if it is conceivable it will have long-term impacts on it. The shock to societies will be felt for a very long time. From mourning the deaths to the financial impacts to the mental toll. We talk about the 'new normal' and … Continue reading Will society adapt for the better after the pandemic?

Isolation, the pandemic, and winter depression

Pandemic With COVID-19 numbers here in Alberta, Canada getting rather high restrictions have been added to socializing (some would say a tad late on that count). Anyway, that means we cannot socialize outside of our household. We cannot go to other people's houses and we cannot have people over to ours. Unless we want to … Continue reading Isolation, the pandemic, and winter depression

Chronic pain and the pandemic

I wrote a post called Chronic illness: Pandemic stress and we are well into pandemic stress at this point. I think it is time to acknowledge the impact it is having on people with chronic pain “Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for people with pain because regular out-patient appointments with doctors and physical … Continue reading Chronic pain and the pandemic