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The Erasure of Individuals with Chronic Pain

I want to discuss the Center of Disease Control’s new guidelines for the dispensing of pain medication, its hypocrisy, and doing so using an “interview” I had with a good friend (I will call them Jo) who I’ve worked with the past two years who has suffered from Multiple Sclerosis for over a decade. 723 more words


Coping with Medical/Physical Disability as a Couple

In a recent session with a couple I was reminded of the importance of focusing on the CAN DO things in our lives. The couple was attempting to adjust to a medical condition that the husband was facing and all of the resulting individual and relational consequences that sprung up in the marriage. 986 more words


Why Don't You Believe Me?

The past two weeks I have felt awful. I’ve had a horrible stomach ache for the past 2 weeks and felt really down. Today I was very close to my breaking point today. 699 more words