As a professional, and as a chronic pain patient, I am trained to gauge people’s process for improving overall wellness and health related behavioral change. During the process of change, lapses and relapses can happen. When they do, they affect chronic pain self-management. Especially during a flare-up. So, what do we do to get back on track?
Hi, my name is Jessie and I have chronic pain. I have had chronic pain since 2010 when I was involved in a vehicle collision that was no fault of my own.
Ever wonder how you can eat a chocolate chip cookie without all of the inflammation from grain, dairy, and sugar? Here’s an easy recipe you can make when you have that “thick, chewy, soft chocolate chip cookie” craving. They’re grain free, sugar free, dairy free, and soy free! Let’s just say, they didn’t last more than a few days here! Yum!
Over the past several years, Lady Gaga has started to open up about having chronic pain. Recently, she started posting about it on her instagram account, letting her fans get a glimpse into her world of chronic pain, and her pain management toolkit.
Chronic Pain Rehab: What My Life is Like 5 Years Later Posted October 31, 2016
Today marks the 5th anniversary of the day I entered the chronic pain rehabilitation program at a local facility. Looking back over the past 5 years, some things have definitely improved. However, one thing has remained the same: I still have chronic pain. Regardless, I consider myself to be thriving rather than surviving.