A huge part of living with chronic pain is getting used to the ups and downs and the often unpredictable nature of a pain flare up. I'm at a point where I have accepted this, and for me it is now the norm. I have learned to go with the flow and make the most … Continue reading The reality of chronic pain: my good days versus my bad days
Choosing a new pair of glasses that suit your face and your style can be tough. Glasses can often be what someone notices first about you, and they can make a big difference in the way you look. When choosing glasses, you need to consider how they will sit on your face, both for comfort … Continue reading Will glasses suit me?
Socialising when you have chronic pain can be a real struggle. Going out for meals, attending weddings, or work events can be hard. Family, friends, and colleagues often don't know the difficulties we face when we put on a brave face and try and join in. Like I mentioned in a previous blog post why … Continue reading Socialising with chronic pain: the struggles I have that people don’t know about
Socialising when you have chronic pain can be a bit of a struggle. Recently I've been to a work's lunch 'do', spent time with my family, and to a wedding. It's really got me thinking about the whats?and whys?of coping with my pain when with family and friends. Like I mentioned in a previous blog … Continue reading Chronic pain and socialising: the things my friends and family don?t know