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Constant Battle….

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Don’t Wanna Be Ugly…..

My sweet man I see you and I realize how lucky I am that you come home to me every night even when my attitude and my moods and the words I say come out harshly and grouchy. When you … Continue reading

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Can Chronic Pain Turn You Into a Bitch?

My father had a terrible temper. He was known for it all around town. But he was also known as a fun loving guy, fun to be around, would do anything for a friend. But there was that temper. I … Continue reading

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The Shame of Chronic Illness

Originally posted on EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info:
The Shame of Chronic Illness When I recently read the phrase, “I’m embarrassed to be sick”, it made my stomach clench and my breath catch. That’s exactly what I’ve been…

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The Last Vacation of the Year

My husband is a lucky man. He has a good job driving a truck and has the good fortune to drive local so he gets to come home every night. It did not used to be that way. He used … 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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