August 16th was the one year anniversary of my eighth surgery.
It has made me introspective, but also a little bit sad. Chronic pain is hard to manage, both physically and mentally. 59 more words
There are certain sayings or words that I hear quite often due to the fact that I have a child with a chronic illness. A few of those sayings are: “You’re so strong.”, “I don’t know if I could do what you do.”, “As a mom, I don’t know how you do it!”…. 456 more words
Mindfulness– a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. 1,053 more words