Category Archives: chronic pain

Harder to Breathe

Today has been an…interesting day. I emphasized the word “interesting”, because I mean it’s difficult but I somehow feel…less…to confess that. But…it is difficult. Very difficult. I have been trying to keep myself busy and distracted…but the thoughts seep in … Continue reading

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Appointments & Adventures

Today I had my appointment at the Chronic Pain Clinic at Mount Sinai. The doctor I saw was really nice, and really helpful. We have a slight plan in place. I’m going to contact a closer hospital to me to … Continue reading

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Too Much

I am doing too much. This is evident by how swollen my right heel/foot/leg is. It screams slow down, stop doing so much…but I’m not very good at listening. I try, but it’s hard to give my body the breaks … Continue reading

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Rising Above

It seems like each day, I face a torrent of different challenges and emotions. Each challenge envokes a different emotion from me. I could choose to wilt under the pressure, to bury my head in the sand and “give up” … Continue reading

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It Was…

Yesterday was a hard day. I didn’t rock it like I thought I would. Our adventure downtown didn’t happen, because it was raining. I also had to battle the ant issue, and prepare for the arrival of our new working … Continue reading

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Hollow

Matt left for Regina at 3am. I woke up to the sound of an engine in the driveway. I shook Matt awake, knowing his ride was here. I saw him off, thankful I’d actually woken up in time to do … Continue reading

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Reservations About Solo Parenting

There are two days until Matt leaves for a month. I can’t express how much I’m going to miss his company, his presence in the house we share. I can’t express how much I am going to miss having his … Continue reading

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