Category Archives: Sensory Overload

Why I Am The Way I Am…

I will not be made to feel small by the judgements of other people. There are reasons I am the way I am. If that doesn’t measure up to the high standards you’ve set for me then I apologize. I … Continue reading

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A Nation in Pain – a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman

Originally posted on EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info:
A Nation in Pain – Healing our Biggest Health Problem: a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And…

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New Pain & The Depression It Brings….

After you’ve lived with chronic pain for many years, it’s hard to keep your spirits up. Hard to cope. Hard to deal with living in a private prison where no one really knows what you are going through. But what’s … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Pain, Anger, Arthritis, Bitterness, Challenges, Changes, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Disbelief, Discouragement, Emotions, Endurance, Escape, Fear, Fibromyalgia, Flare Up, Health, Isolation, Life Journey, Osteoarthritis, Past Experiences, Sadness, Self Hate, Self Image, Sensory Overload | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Aging & Dealing With Worsening Chronic Pain

It seems to me that my desire to write comes when my pain is at it’s worst.  When I am feeling better, I don’t want to sit and write, I want to get up and live my life.  So even … Continue reading

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How Can It Be?

How can this body contain such incredible agony and how can I keep from crying out loud when it hits me so hard… The stunning agony the intensity and the flames of fire consume me whole, body and soul. ********************************** … Continue reading

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