Chronic Pain · Coping Skills · Disability · General chronic conditions

Dealing with Unemployment

Just under three years ago, I left my teaching job. I left for a variety of reasons. It wasn’t that I didn’t love teaching. I loved teaching. I enjoyed chatting with my students, working with them, and seeing them bloom and grow. I absolutely loved that aspect of that job. What I didn’t love was… Continue reading Dealing with Unemployment

Chronic Pain · Gastroparesis · General chronic conditions · Uncategorized · Updates

A Weekly Update- 01-07/05/17

This week, I thought I’d just drop in and do a little update on my week! I had two appointments this week, my pain management one, and a dentist appointment. I saw my pain doctor on Tuesday. I filled him in on how I’d been doing since my steroid epidural, and we decided that it made… Continue reading A Weekly Update- 01-07/05/17

Chronic Pain · Disability · General chronic conditions · Hospital Experiences · My Neck · Procedures

A Pain in the Neck: Part 2

This post is a continuation of A Pain in the Neck: Part 1, if you’ve not read it, I suggest doing so before reading this post. One of the options my pain doctor and I have discussed is getting a neurostimulator device. It is an implant in your spine that sends signals to help block the pain… Continue reading A Pain in the Neck: Part 2