Weather and Chronic Pain?

Weather and chronic pain go hand in hand. You may have heard someone say, “It’s going to rain tomorrow. I can feel it in my bones.”

What is Barometric Pressure?

Barometer to indicate barometric pressure.

“…barometric pressure is the measurement of air pressure in the atmosphere…” Read the Setra Systems blog to understand it from the scientific aspect.

Changes in barometric pressure affect many people with chronic pain. Weather and chronic pain work together.

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GOALS CHANGE with Chronic Pain

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.

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Does Chronic Pain Control You?

How do you Heal?

Back pain.

Does chronic pain control you? Do you have days where the damage exists and controls your thoughts? Are you depressed about the things you can no longer do? Is thriving is so far away from where you are that you can only imagine being controlled by your pain?

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I Believe in Spring

Purple and pink crocuses dot the grass. Daffodils push up through the rain-soaked earth. The daphne’s fragrance permeates the air.

The next day I woke up to a light dusting of snow. Then a mighty deluge of Oregon rain for a few days. And yesterday the sun popped out. This all happened in one week.

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Just For Today Let Other’s Words Soothe Your Pain

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.

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Chronic or Persistent Pain Basics

You need Chronic or Persistent Pain Basics in your pain management tools. If you are in the midst of a flare, this becomes even more important, so I am keeping this simple. Here’s a review of many of the tools that I have posted in past blogs.

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9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Chronic Pain

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!

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Make your pain management tools list for the new year!

What tools are you using daily to help you with your pain?

Because chronic pain is so taxing on your mind and body, you need to take action to reduce it. You can look up how all the items on this list help reduce pain and you will find evidence-based proof. It’s science!

The New Year is a great time to update your existing list or build one for the first time.

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