Stories About

chronic pain

How Being A Patient Taught Me To Be A Better Mom

Spending 18 months in doctor's offices may not have gotten me a diagnosis, but it has taught me patience with my kids and myself.

How Birdwatching Helps Save Me From Chronic Pain

'Peace and patience' are rare commodities when you live with pain... but a day spent birding is an extra day added to your life.

Life On The ‘Opium Couch’

When chronic pain forced Stephanie de Montalk to live fourteen years lying down, she didn't get lazy: she wrote seven books, and got her PhD.