Anger is a natural response to chronic pain. The "why me?" Wondering how you're going to deal with it can seem overwhelming and endless. The persistent pain can make us feel edgy, ready to lash out over the slightest issue. Anger is a healthy reaction, but persistent anger, anger that hasn't been dealt with and… Continue reading Anger Feeds Pain
Chronic pain often makes people mad. It's not fair. You don't deserve it. Chronic suffering gets in the way of everything we do and no one else can really ever understand what we're feeling. It just never ends. Having chronic pain creates a void and loss in our lives. In some ways it's similar to… Continue reading The 9 Stages Of Chronic Pain
I can't remember a day when I wasn't in pain. I can't remember a day when I jumped out of bed after a long, restful sleep feeling rejuvenated. I can't remember what it was like to walk, sit, stand or even lie down without having to think what position works better, or hurts the least.… Continue reading It’s Time To Get Up. . .