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Social Media is a Dangerous Place

Social media is a dangerous place for a girl like me.

It highlights our most sparkling moments and does a spectacular job of hiding our less than perfect days. 1,169 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Fibromyalgia

Previously, Straight, No Chaser has discussed the frustration of uncertainty some patients have with having symptoms and not being given a diagnosis (much less a cure). 653 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Your Questions About Chronic Pain and Management

Chronic pain and its management are complicated topics, both for sufferers and those who care for them. Thank you for your feedback on the previous post and appreciating the spirit in which the information was provided. 714 more words

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A Father's Memory

I recently relayed a story to a friend of mine. Immediately following she asked if I had written about it on my blog yet…

A couple of weeks ago I received a phone call from my parents which was earlier than they would normally call.   157 more words

Journaling with Chronic Pain

Have you ever found yourself looking at your life each moment and say, “my life sucks right now”. I have and unfortunately it happens more then Id like to admit. 332 more words

The Things We Thought We Knew by Mahsuda Snaith

I love picking up debuts, and The Things We Thought We Knew had already been sitting on my bookshelf for too long. I loved the premise, had spotted Mahsuda Snaith in The Observer’s ‘Faces of Fiction’ earlier this year, and Emily Glenister (of Goldsboro Books/David Headley fame) had assured me that it was ‘brilliant.’ So on the train home from Hay Festival, I dived in. 382 more words


Forbes Addresses Managing Chronic Pain in the Workplace

June 5, 2017

By Dr. Michael Cooney, Clinical Director

Journalist Melissa Thompson wrote a thoughtful article about how to deal with chronic pain while holding down a job. 200 more words

Dr. Michael Cooney