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

Among the Northern Lights

My flight to Amsterdam had a quick stop in Iceland. From departing California last night, to arrival in Iceland, is about 7.5 hours on a plane. After a little over an hour in Iceland, it was off to Amsterdam. I was worried that my body might not react so well to such a disrupted sleep … Continue reading Among the Northern Lights