Why you should reconsider stress as a factor in your chronic pain Stress and Chronic pain We’ve all heard it before. You go to the doctor to discuss your pain and after all the scans come back with nothing
Why is pain so distressing? Pain is such a personal experience. Often strange, seemingly unpredictable, hard to explain, and even harder to communicate to someone else what is being experienced. You know what else seems to be hard? Communicating facts
Over and over again I am asked why I do what I do. How I got to where I am. Why I believe the things I believe. It’s impossible to sum up a life time of experiences in a few thousand words on a blog post, and harder still...
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As a teacher, I emphasize to my students that art can be a release, but never had I thought of this going beyond self-expression. I certainly hadn’t considered it for my own pain management.
Have you ever thought about Goal setting with your provider? If not, you really should. In this post I want to share with you why I think it's important and how to do it.
7 Benefits that of Volunteering for those suffering from Chronic Pain Living with chronic pain is hard. As I read Amy’s upcoming memoir, Restoring Venus, it brought to my attention how hard it can be. Struggling for years with my
Keith Meldrum shares more thoughts as someone living in pain on pain. Keith has experienced 3 decades of pain after a near fatal accident. Read on to hear his story and thoughts on resilience and self- management. Keith
Keith Meldrum is an amazing human living with pain. His posts throughout National Pain Awareness Week 2018 were so fantastic I asked if I could share with all of you. Enjoy this 2 part post from Keith about the truths of
4 Helpful Way To Communicate About Pain Beyond the Pain Scale Let’s talk about the Pain Scale today, shall we? As a patient, I HATED them. I would go into an appointment hoping to talk about how the pain