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

What to do about the winter blahs

So winter here in Canada (aside from Vancouver, those lucky bastards!) and other places can endure a long time. Chronic pain tends to be worse in winter. Isolation tends to be worse in winter, especially when pain is a factor. It is cold out and that can aggravate pain, especially things like temperature-sensitive nerve damage … Continue reading What to do about the winter blahs