Month: September 2019

The Benefits of Chronic Pain

Note that it is probably too soon to see the advantages if you have just been diagnosed with chronic pain. Trust me. I live with a number of persistent pain diseases. There will come a time when you can’t help but reflect on the… Continue Reading “The Benefits of Chronic Pain”

Pain Does Not Equal Harm

Pain does not equal harm. What? I admit that this was one of the hardest things for me to understand. How can that be? But I have nerves that are spasming. How is this not damaging them? Are you sure they are not getting… Continue Reading “Pain Does Not Equal Harm”

Gratitude Heals Chronic Pain

I did not say Gratitude Cures Chronic Pain. I have permanent incurable diseases however; I am healed more every day by the actions I take.

Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain

A quick blog today. My video of my TN story posted today on the US Pain Foundation’s site. Click here to view the video. Please know that there are many organizations putting research dollars into your chronic pain disease and offering helpful ideas on… Continue Reading “Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain”

Sites Talking About Pain Awareness Month

In honor of attention being focused on those who live with chronic pain, I thought I would make a quick list of sites that are concentrating on helping you improve your life!

September is National Pain Awareness Month

You don’t have to do much searching on the Internet to find good pain resources for most diseases. Leaving the comfort of your home to find credible information and support is difficult if you are in the midst pain flares. What a gift to… Continue Reading “September is National Pain Awareness Month”

Distraction and Chronic Pain

I read somewhere that “Distraction is the most powerful analgesic of all.” I cannot find who said it, but I want to give thanks to this idea. The Action of Distraction When I am really focused on something and especially if I am laughing,… Continue Reading “Distraction and Chronic Pain”