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Wake Up Pain….

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The Bathroom Floor Incident….

So my husband and I own this house. It’s an old house with lots of character. It has lots of original wooden trim, hardwood floors, arched doorways, a cool old alcove. Its a great old house. But since it’s just … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Challenges, Changes, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Diagnosis, Emotions, Endurance, Fibromyalgia, Flare Up, Focus, Health, Inner Strength, Irritability, Life Journey, Medication, Menopause, Osteoarthritis, Pain Scale, Past Experiences, Plantar Fasciitis, Sadness, Self Hate, Self Image, Self Love, Tendinitis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Ice Packs

Today I am grateful that I have several ice packs in the freezer for my feet. So far, these are the most effective and immediate pain relievers/distractors in my arsenal.   When I can’t take the excruciating burning torture (severe and … Continue reading

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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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Type “A” Hits a Brick Wall…

Well, as usual, my good intentions of staying “down” and “on the couch” for a few days, to try and calm the intense flare up of my feet (chronic tendinitis & plantar fasciitis) last week has earned a big FAIL. … Continue reading

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