Good things take time

We often forget to be patient with ourselves. When we stumble, we begin to criticize ourselves developing a negative mindset. Over time, this will keep derail us and our persistence diminishes causing us to give up. Instead, as we move forward remember it is acceptable to sometimes take a moment to re-access the situation, takeContinue reading “Good things take time”

Our pain is real

http://www.instagram.com/p/CEzIOshjxSX/ Every day can bring something different. Sometimes days start with low pain only to have it increase throughout the day. Living with chronic pain is draining not only for the body but for our mind. Because you never know when pain is going to go from 3 to 7+ you worry about where youContinue reading “Our pain is real”

Things I sometime think about…

Becoming disabled at the age of 52 was not what I had planned for my life. I am supposed to be enjoying life with my husband, traveling, having fun with my children and grandchildren not wondering how much pain I going to be in or how many spasms am I going to have to endure.Continue reading “Things I sometime think about…”

Pain Is it real or just in my head

As I awake each morning my body reminds me of how damaged it is because the pain never seems to go away. But the question I continue to ask myself is, Is my pain real or just in my head? I ask myself this because I have been told repeatedly that, your brain controls everything andContinue reading “Pain Is it real or just in my head”

Learning-to-deal

Each day is different. Some days are great in that the pain is down usually around a 3 to 5 on the pain scale. Other days no matter what I do the pain remains high at about 5 to 9. There is no reason for it as my medications remain the same. Why? This isContinue reading “Learning-to-deal”