In Sickness and in Health- Marriage and Chronic Illness

No one signs up for chronic pain, (at least I wouldn't think anyone would). Nevertheless chronic pain showed up in my life nearly 14 years ago. It showed up and has impacted every area of my life including my marriage. At the altar on the day of the wedding most couples repeat the vows "in sickness and in health". A promise to be there for each other no matter the circumstances, but [...]

By | 2017-06-19T22:54:53+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Chronic Pain|0 Comments

Parenting in Pain

My son was three when the pain started. I'd always been an actively involved parent. I took pride in my parenting. Sitting on the floor playing games with him, reading stories with him on my lap. Going for walks, taking him to Gymboree classes.  And suddenly that needed to stop. I could barely walk and I was in agony most of the time. I went through a barrage of doctors all [...]

By | 2017-06-19T23:43:00+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Chronic Pain|0 Comments