Critical Lessons From a Chronic Illness Warrior

Critical Lessons From a Chronic Illness Warrior

Everyone with a chronic illness is a chronic illness warrior. Remember the day you were diagnosed? Do you remember the mixed feelings you had about your diagnosis? Do you remember feeling relieved to have answers and upset that you have to deal with being sick for the rest of your life? Do you remember feeling scared; yet happy to know it all was not inside of your head? Of course you remember and that day you were...Click Here to Keep Reading
My Life with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & Chronic Pain

My Life with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & Chronic Pain

This is my personal journey with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction & chronic pain. “That is it!” I yelled across the room, “I am done. No more.” I was snarling and ready to bite off your head if you argued with me one bit. “I have had enough,” I screamed. I was in full blown breakdown mode. Being sick had taken its full toll on me, and I felt like something, anything needed to change. It was...Click Here to Keep Reading
Five Insightful Chronic Pain Quotes and Sayings that will Inspire you!

Five Insightful Chronic Pain Quotes and Sayings that will Inspire you!

These insightful chronic pain quotes show everyone that it's okay to not be okay. What are some of your favorite chronic pain quotes and sayings? Quotes are a great way to express yourself and share exactly how you feel about your pain honestly. Not to mention quotes are inspirational and can help you think positively. Here are five quotes about chronic pain that XoFaith.com found fitting. If any of these resonate with you, feel free...Click Here to Keep Reading
Using Painkillers During the War on Drugs

Using Painkillers During the War on Drugs

Pain exists for a reason. When it is a physical pain, it tells us when something is wrong and can even help doctors narrow in on what is wrong. Over the past half century, how doctors help patients cope with pain has changed. This is due in part to a variety of pharmaceutical advancements and the idea that pain for an extended period is detrimental to your overall [caption id="attachment_133" align="alignright" width="300"] Source: Presidencia de...Click Here to Keep Reading
Putting Pain into Words: The Five Emotions Humans Experience

Putting Pain into Words: The Five Emotions Humans Experience

There are five emotions that humans experience. They are:    Happiness as in the state of being cheerful and feeling good    Fear as in an unpleasant emotion in which you are worried     Anger as in a strong sense of annoyance and irritation     Sadness as in a feeling of sorrow and unhappiness     & Guilt as in a feeling of being at fault or to blame for something Emotion Basics Explained While many other words guide how you might feel about something they...Click Here to Keep Reading