When Pain Is A Pain

I have been a chronic pain sufferer for over 20 years.  It started with a botched knee surgery when I was 15, followed by a triple fracture to my lumbar in my early 30's and these have resulted in osteoarthritis in all of my joints, fibromyalgia and a few other pesky conditions. At the moment …

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Differently Abled

I have had many labels over the years - clinical depression, bipolar, fibromyalgia, OCD, disabled, physically and mentally challenged, osteorarthritis and the list goes on.  There was a time when I let these labels define me.  However, eventually I didn't want to be thought of by an illness.  So, I came up with my own definition …