Chronic pain and I have been well acquainted for about a decade now. I’m not happy with that at all. I’d like to kick its sorry ass to the curb. I try my damnedest to put on a brave face, to smile around others; to not allow pain to ruin my life but I’ve been… Read More Yes, I Have Changed
I’ve been depressed lately. I’ve only spoken to 2 other people about the issues bringing me down and I won’t discuss the details here but there are a few things I do want to say. No one really understands what a person with chronic pain is going through. They will never understand until they’re the… Read More Chronic Pain and Depression
I don’t recall if I’ve ever written about The Spoon Theory before, but even if I have it’s a good time to review and remind. Please be sure to open the link above to read the explanation of “spoons” and what it means to a person with chronic pain or a chronic illness. After you’ve… Read More 12 Spoons
If you’ve been following my blog for much time, you’ll know that I suffer from chronic pain and mobility issues. I’m in pain 24/7 and if it wasn’t for my pain meds I’d be climbing the walls for certain. Without pain medication to “take the edge off” I wouldn’t be able to function at all.… Read More The Things I Miss The Most…
The pain new medication I started a week ago seemed like it was helping with the arthritis in my legs but wasn’t doing much for my knees. I had every intention of giving it at least 2 weeks, but after a week I realized the pain in my knees was worse. I was using the… Read More Pushing Through, Again
It’s so hard to stay motivated, especially when you deal with chronic pain. I have to tell myself every single day that I must keep going; there is NO alternative. Pain hurts, but giving up is worse.