“Healing does not mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls you.” Akshay Dubay Do you have days where the damage does exist and controls your thoughts? Are you experiencing new aches and pains? Do you feel depressed about the things you can no longer do? Have you locked yourself into … Continue reading Does Your Chronic Pain Control You?
Look for words that uplift you If you are having a day where your thoughts keep turning to your pain, search out other's writing that uplifts you. Sometimes just reading another point of view, can pull you into a new place and reduce your discomfort. Many of you may have artificial hips, shoulders, knees and/or … Continue reading Just For Today Let Other's Words Soothe Your Pain
Now What? 3 months since brain surgery… ~ Hole cut in my skull ~ 5 arteries moved ~ Teflon inserted ~ Titanium plate inserted ~ 17 days later trigeminal nerve pain returned ~ 42 days later all nerve pain returned AND more… ~ Failure AND I’m also recovering from brain surgery SAD ANGRY … Continue reading My Brain Surgery Didn’t Work. Now What?
Use this list to start the New Year and consciously reduce your pain. Trust that they work. There is a reason that you've probably heard most of these suggestions. Why? Because they consistently help! Practice these ideas alone when you first learn them. You can do this at your own pace until it becomes second … Continue reading 9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Chronic Pain in 2020
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 changes you have made. In the initial frantic days of getting … Continue reading The Benefits of Chronic Pain
I did not say, “Cures Chronic Pain.” I have permanent incurable diseases however; I am healed more every day by the actions I take. This morning I sat in my room. I slowly wrote down things I was grateful for. The first two were about friends I saw this week. You know, those soul sister … Continue reading Gratitude Heals Chronic Pain