Archive for the ‘chronic pain’ Category

Hello all I’ve been away for some time now! I was out of town for many months (long story) and since I’ve been back home I’ve been very busy–I’m getting ready to move, which will be happening next week. I’ll still be in the Vancouver area but I’ve now got a dog (:D) and had […]


I had my first appointment with a pain specialist yesterday even though I've been on opioid treatment for almost a year now. Up until now my neurologist has been treating me, but he wanted me to see this specialist in hopes of maximizing my pain control. The appointment didn't go quite as I had imagined […]


We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. -C Jung I’ve been dealing with these headaches and migraines for 23 years now, but I’ve only just started to finally really feel at home in this broken down body. I don’t know exactly why things clicked the way they did, […]


Today marks National Sleep Awareness Week in the US as well as in Canada. It runs March 27-April 2, 2006, ending just as daylight savings time begins this year. Nobody likes losing an hour of sleep when the clocks turn back, but for chronic pain patients, it can be especially difficult. Last week I discussed […]


I’ve only had this blog up and running for a couple of weeks now, but there are times when I already get frustrated trying to think up something to write about on a given day. I’ll go take a look at the day’s health news hoping some sort of inspiration will strike, but this past […]