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Be Courageous…..

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Take Small Steps….

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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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For Grace Website – For Women In Pain “FOR GRACE is an organization devoted to ensuring the ethical and equal treatment of all women in pain.”

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Hope and The Dark Place of Pain….

The emotions of a person with chronic pain can fluctuate greatly from day to day, sometimes hour to hour. When the pain is at a lower intensity, that person may find themselves in a better mood, able to smile, laugh … Continue reading

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Perfectionsim, Patience, Flare Ups and Me….

I was born my mother’s daughter. My mother is a perfectionist of the highest order. And she passed that lovely trait down to me. Wikipedia describes the phenomenon of perfectionism as such: “Perfectionism, in psychology, is a personality trait characterized … 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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