Tag Archives: Chronic Pain

At War (With My Body)

 I’ve always been at war with my body. The struggle to do all the things I want to do whilst not “over doing it” and causing additional pain to the chronic pain I feel daily has always been a … Continue reading

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Through the Pain Fog

Some days, it’s ridiculously difficult for me to move through the pain fog and focus on the things that I need to do and want to do. My limbs feel heavy and sore, my mind feels as if it’s encased … Continue reading

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Today is Not — Rewind

I’ve been neglecting my blog lately. Each time I come to this space to write something, the words get stuck in my throat. My thoughts are heavy, and despite how much I hate to admit it…I am struggling. Depression really … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2014 (aka the Obligatory New Years Post)

Today is the last day of 2014…and naturally, I am sitting here reflecting on 2014 and wondering what 2015 will bring. So many exciting things happened to me this year; like publishing my first novel, writing and publishing my second … Continue reading

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When is it okay to ask a disabled person about their disability?

When I was a kid, I would get home from school and watch TVO Kids. That tradition has sort of carried on, to my children. They love the dinosaur shows, Arthur, The Magic School Bus, Finding Stuff Out, The Reading … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Illusion

When I was in high school, I was very insecure about, well everything. Especially the way that I walked. I walked with a very noticeable limp. I tried to force myself to walk “normally”, but that stubborn limp was extremely … Continue reading

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50-50: Playing Russian Roulette with my Hereditary Disorder

It’s common for little girls to dream about their wedding day, about having a family and taking care of babies. I know I dreamed of those things, before experience opened up my eyes to my would-be reality. When I turned … Continue reading

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