I am currently on vacation and wrote this three days before we left. My husband and I feel excited and ready to go. This year we have no other plans than to stare at the ocean, sit in the hot tub and go out to a couple of our favorite places. Or not. We have … Continue reading Vacation!!!
I used to have up to 100 goals a year and I completed them. I then created systems to work more efficiently so I could take on MORE while parenting, spending time with my husband, family, girlfriends and volunteering. I loved goals. I had them created for 5, 10 and 20 years into the future … Continue reading GOALS CHANGE When you Have Chronic Pain
“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?
I’m keeping it simple this week. Here’s a review of many of the tools that I’ve posted in past blogs to help reduce persistent pain. Please let me know what works for you in your effort to THRIVE!!! No is a Complete Sentence. Remember to say, “No” and then be silent. Practice, practice and practice … Continue reading Back to the Basics for Chronic Pain
I recently had brain surgery to cure Trigeminal, Occipital and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia. My husband and I had the luxury of going to the beautiful Oregon Coast for five days just before my procedure. The night before, we went to the Oregon Symphony with my parents, sisters, and brothers-in-law to listen to Motown songs. I was … Continue reading Brain Surgery
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 how to thrive in your daily life. I am thinking of … Continue reading Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain