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Getting Old is a Lot of Fun

I was in my exercise class this morning when the instructor, a wonderful woman who just turned 56, said, “Yes, we’re doing this shoulder strengthener so we won’t look old!” 539 more words

Searching For Wisdom

31 days project: The Big Naked Pain and Brain Campaign: Day 1

Day 1 of the Big Naked Pain and Brain Campaign – Tom and Jerry

I could have chosen loads of cartoons, Warner Bros, Disney etc but for me Tom and Jerry had to be the most obvious choice to start off the official 1st day! 87 more words


A Moment of (Re)Understanding

This morning I had an appointment at Stanford’s Pain Management Center.

A bit of backstory – is that I have begun looking for another way to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis.   1,264 more words

Chronic Illness

Hemorrhoids & its Symptoms

Hemorrhoids are conditions where there is a swelling of the veins around the anus. The veins may be inflammed sometimes. Hemorrhoids can be internal or external. 294 more words

Pain Management

The war on pain medicine. 

This is an excerpt of a conversation I was having with a fellow IC warrior. Too many of us still use negative words when speaking of pain medicine. 385 more words

Bath Potions That Ease Aches and Pains

QUESTION: Why do Epsom salts help relieve arthritis pain? What’s in it, and what else can I put in my bath to help? Someone suggested essential oils. 250 more words

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Neck Support

A Neglected Necessity

Neck support is very important for overall health. If you don’t have good support, you could end up with various neck-related injuries. Some good ways to support your neck are: 404 more words

Pain Management