Being social: Hibernation

With pain comes isolation. With winter comes hibernation. I see a psychologist for pain management who is rather insistent I socialize more. Good for mood. I, on the other hand, have a hard time of it because every time I do something the pain just amplifies. And I have a hard time enjoying that. He … Continue reading Being social: Hibernation

Best laid plans of chronic illness

A friend calls you up to go to a concert, or to a dinner party or to go drinking? A family member invites you out of a family social gathering? Do you go? Do you bail out on it because you fear you will be struck down with a migraine anyway? Or you know the … Continue reading Best laid plans of chronic illness