What chronic pain and illness make me miss the most


I liked this article so much I am going to buy this woman’s book HOW TO BE SICK Toni Bernhard. Thank you EDS Info for posting this.

EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info

A poignant piece by Toni Bernhard:
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/05/chronic-pain-illness.html

What chronic pain and illness make me miss the most:

  1. The ability to be spontaneous.
  2. Variety.
  3. Being actively involved in the life of my family.
  4. Socializing.
  5. Time in nature.
  6. The ability to pursue my former interests.
  7. The ability to putter around the house, engaging in pleasurable tasks.
  8. Health not being the topic of conversation.

I’m sure we can all relate to these losses, but to me, #8 is the worst.  Not only is my health the topic of conversation with others, it’s also an almost constant topic of conversation with myself.  When my pain has me squirming and exhausted so much of the time, all I can think of is “How can I make this better?”.

View original post

Advertisements

About teeks55

I'm a sleep deprived antique dealer with fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, diabetes & more. Love hubby, cats, books & humor! Avid tea drinker. Poker player. Pain fighter.
This entry was posted in Life Journey. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s