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Here we go...

I am writing this blog as a way for me to process and cope with my life. Specifically, my life with a life-long invisible illness. I still have a difficult time even calling it an illness, like a physically hard time. 416 more words


Fibromyalgia and the guilt

Do you ever get a day where your body doesn’t ache and hurt? I wish I did..

Since I was 15/16 I always had issues with my knees, back and shoulders which I went to the doctors about several times.. 369 more words


What to expect when you develop a chronic pain condition

‘Chronic pain. Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment. Most people get back to normal after pain following an injury or operation. 465 more words

31 for 41: Pain’s Pupil

Dear Donovan,

One of the days in Bolivia that I will never forget was a day spent sorting through corn kernels.  It wasn’t the corn that made it memorable, but rather the sound of a girl sucking on her tooth.  1,034 more words

Chronic Pain

A Cheerful Heart

For the past few weeks I have been battling my fibromyalgia pain in a BIG way. Most of the time I can manage the pain and it stays around a 2-3 (1-10 scale). 531 more words

Ouch, ouch, ohhh.


So while I’ve been preparing my latest book for publication (and I’m self-indulgent enough to plug it above) I have acquired the rather unpleasant side disease of Gout. 248 more words


Adrenal Fatigue is different from chronic fatigue although both are hugely debilitating. Adrenal fatigue occurs when according to Natural Health your adrenal glands, hypothalamus and pituitary gland (the HPA axis) are not functioning together optimally. 269 more words