An Asheville Vacation – Photos

Hi. We rarely get to take vacations and especially with my health disintegrating over the past year and a half especially, let alone the past four plus years, it's just very hard for me to travel. I mean physically painful. But we had a chance to take a few days and go somewhere and we …

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Good “Pain” Article: “25 ‘Scary’ Side Effects of Chronic Pain We Don’t Talk About”

I subscribe to a health e-zine some of you may know: The Mighty. It tends to focus on areas such as cancer, mental illness, disability, chronic pain, chronic conditions, rare diseases and many more topics. I have several primary categories I read it for. Today I found an article there that I really felt like …

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A Review of A New Earth

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle My rating: 3 of 5 stars Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth is an interesting New Age spiritual enlightenment book marrying eastern and western religious traditions and beliefs and focusing on a couple of core areas: the ego and pain. Tolle spends the first half …

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Letter to People Who Think Chronic Pain Isn’t That Bad | The Mighty

A letter to people who don't understand chronic pain and think it's "not that bad." Source: Letter to People Who Think Chronic Pain Isn’t That Bad | The Mighty   This is a really good article. Not the best I've ever read, but really good. It does a good job at trying to explain the …

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CT Myleogram and Emergency Procedure

I’ve had a rough time of it lately, especially the past few days. A couple of weeks ago, I somehow injured my back. It locked up and I had incredible back pain to go along with my very severe head pain. I went to my orthopedist, had a lot of x-rays taken, was told I …

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End of the Year Post 2015

I wrote this blog post quite early this morning and didn't post it. I wasn't sure about it. Since then, I've reread it twice and have had second thoughts about posting it. I usually post an End of Year post on the last day of the year, but this one is too depressing, too negative. …

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