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Nightmares….

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Night Water….

Cold and dark and heavy the thrashing night water gulps me down…. I flail my arms but find no purchase as I sink into the deep with thoughts of endless days and nights seeping from my grasp. The seaweed tendrils … Continue reading

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The Erosion of a Life and a Mind ~ Part Five

ero·sion noun \i-ˈrō-zhən\ : the gradual destruction of something by natural forces (such as water, wind, or ice) : the process by which something is eroded or worn away. Related Words breakdown, decay, decomposition, disintegration, dissolution My dad eventually ended … Continue reading

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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

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November 30, 2013

Sometimes the weariness from the pain is so great that all I can do is lay and close my eyes and pray for sleep to come and take me away to a place where I can find respite and escape … Continue reading

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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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Storm Before Dawn…..

It’s approaching dawn, but it’s still the black dark of night outside. I am sitting here in my recliner, listening to the rain hit the windows. I hear the thunder rumbling. We have not had rain for weeks here in … Continue reading

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