Thoughts About Chronic Pain
Chronic pain shatters productive lives. Chronic pain almost always is accompanied by depression, anxiety, frustration, fatigue, isolation, and lowered self-esteem.– Jed Diamond I have lived with chronic pain on and off again. As a kid, I played outside as much as possible. I would climb trees, ride a bike, fly a kite. or many other…
My Journey to Hip Surgery – Pain and the Mind
Last Friday started me on a very painful several days. I needed refills on my pain and sleep medications. I thought my doctor and I understood to have them refilled on last Thursday. My doctor closes his office on Fridays at 11 a.m.. So, I ran out of medication and suffered greatly until mid Monday.
On a Personal Note
This weekend was a complete nightmare for me. I have osteoporosis and it has been wreaking havoc on my bones. Over the years I have had several fractures due to it. I feel I may have another one. My hip has been bothering me since Christmas. I have been seeing my doctor about it for…
In Case Of Emergency!
About fourteen years ago I was a total wreck, suffering with extreme back pain. It controlled everything I did. My doctor at that time had me on Oxycontin it’s strongest dose allowed/recommended. That turned into a nightmare for me and my best friend.
Sometimes I find myself consumed with my problems that I tend to forget that there is more to life than what ails me. It takes all of my mental strength to push my problems to the back burner and just pamper myself. My favorite thing is Cookies & Cream Ice Cream.
In the past two weeks of I posted my posts than I usually do in a whole year. One reason being is back pain. For almost a year I was wearing a back brace and finding no true relief of the agonizing pain….
My Many Faces Of Depression
It use to be before medications I never knew who I was going to be when I woke up in the morning. If I felt great I would get out of bed, if not turn over and go back to sleep. Medications changed all that.
Life Goes On
Suffering, failure, loneliness, sorrow, discouragement, and death will be part of your journey, but the Kingdom of God will conquer all these horrors. No evil can resist grace forever. Brennan Manning