Category Archives: Poor Vision

The gas chamber for chronic pain

Originally posted on All Things Chronic:
http://www.petition2congress.com/5202/first-do-no-harm-dea-targets-physicians-who-treat-their-patients/view/ (4 days ago) Heidi H. from Rogers, AR writes: My brother in law commited suicide last year because his VA doc suddenly, and without talking to him began weaning him off a high…

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The Autoimmune Disease Parade That Is My Life….

I just saw a new-to-me rheumatology nurse practitioner on Friday.  During the appointment she took about an hour to ask questions, examine me and discuss my life with me. I told her in a nutshell about all the diseases I … Continue reading

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Updated My “About Me” Section

Hey y’all….if you have never read my first posts about how I got started on this journey through the world of chronic pain, I have added them into my “About Me” section that is now called “Hey I’m Julie ~ … Continue reading

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Today I Am Grateful For……

Today I am grateful for Internet Shopping. This is such a blessing for those of us with disabilities or chronic illnesses/pain that do not allow us to go out and actively shop outside of our own four walls. I love … Continue reading

Posted in Alternatives, Best Self, Challenges, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Empowerment, Fibromyalgia, Flare Up, Focus, Health, Inner Strength, Isolation, joyful living, Life Journey, Life Path, Osteoarthritis, Pain Scale, Peace, Plantar Fasciitis, Poor Vision, Sensory Overload, Tendinitis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pain Changes Things…..

When I’m in pain, I don’t cry. I rarely ever cry. The last time I remember crying was when a friend of mine died suddenly of a heart attack about 5 months ago. I cried for a week. Before that, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let It Break You

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Journey

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