Category: Mental health

Pain Camp is 5 Years Old!

Please help us celebrate our “blogaversary”! PainCamp.com started on July 12, 2012. So yep, that means that we’re 5 years old! So much has changed in the past 5 years, but a lot has stayed the same. How do you celebrate your anniversaries related to chronic pain? 

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I Love My Pain

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.

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My New Names

This is written by one of my cherished friends, Colleen. She describes how she is using one of the skills of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help manage her chronic pain.

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Overcompensating for Chronic Pain

"You are NOT Superwoman! Even though you are a super woman!" This quote is from an email that my dear friend wrote in response during a recent email exchange between the two of us. We were trying to set a date and a time to get together. No matter how we are living out our daily lives, my guess is that I am not alone in this aspect: I sometimes overcompensate for my chronic pain by adding even more to my schedule.

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