Month: October 2019

Friendship Distracts From Chronic Pain

Last month, I got to see two of my long-time girlfriends that I have known since 1997. You know. The kind that distance and time do not matter and when you get together it is as if no time has passed. This was not… Continue Reading “Friendship Distracts From Chronic Pain”

Track Your Chronic Pain Health History

Without any notice, my neurologist of nearly three years quit. I was assigned to a new one and six months later the entire practice was no longer covered by my health insurance plan. I had to find a new neurologist! The doctor did not… Continue Reading “Track Your Chronic Pain Health History”

I Retired From Who I Was Because of Chronic Pain

I retired from being me At the beginning of the pain, I was just trying to get through each day. I went from doctor to doctor trying to figure out what was wrong with me while still living, working, volunteering, partnering, laughing and doing… Continue Reading “I Retired From Who I Was Because of Chronic Pain”

Comparison and Chronic Pain

“How is your body these days?” I asked a good friend. “I know it’s nothing compared to what you’re going through, but,” she said. My Pain is Nothing Compared to Yours Argggghhhhhh. I am so sick of hearing “it’s nothing compared to your pain”… Continue Reading “Comparison and Chronic Pain”