Survival mode with chronic pain and the lack of options we have in society

I have blogged about survival mode before. This is when we push through the pain long-term and get to a state where all other aspects of our lives shrink, we only do what is fundamentally necessary to exist and life is Just an existence. We do what we must and crash and burn at the … Continue reading Survival mode with chronic pain and the lack of options we have in society

Survival mode is not meant to be lived in

I wanted to make this post for Pain Awareness Month because it is something that affected my life severely. Survival mode is something we deal with having chronic pain. It is that push through pain mode. It is that crawling through life by inches pain mode. When we get stuck in it, it can be … Continue reading Survival mode is not meant to be lived in

Survival mode and migraine: When hell endures

There are times when living with Migraine, Cluster, or other headache disorders feels like hell. Everything goes wrong and it feels like our misery will last forever. How might we encourage each other to keep going when all hope seems lost? Migraine Awareness blog challenge day 25 There is a saying "When you're going through … Continue reading Survival mode and migraine: When hell endures