A Relationship with Pain

I have a unique relationship with pain. As someone who is in pain nearly every second of every day, I’ve come to know it quite intimately. For most people, pain is a temporary thing. It’s your brain’s way of alerting you that something is wrong. For me, pain is just an everyday part of life. … Continue reading A Relationship with Pain


An Overview of Fibromyalgia

“We don't have to talk about it, if you don't want to,” he said gently, after asking me some questions about my health problems. “It's okay,” I answered. “Honestly, I...I kind of like talking about it. I often feel like I can't, like I have to hide it. Being sick all the time is a … Continue reading An Overview of Fibromyalgia

The Drunken Dutch Man

This was his favorite, of the photos that I showed him. This morning at about 10am, I put my wallet and my camera in my backpack, and walked to the local market. On my way there I passed by the canal dock where I planned to later stop and photograph some pigeons. I noticed a … Continue reading The Drunken Dutch Man