Your Biggest Weakness can Become your Greatest Strength
    March 5, 2010
    Your Biggest Weakness can Become your Greatest Strength

    I have incredible confidence, but for the most part it's incredibly quiet confidence, borne of a life spent in pain and taking every day and every accomplishment as a personal, private victory. (more&…

    Being Different is Good
    March 4, 2010
    Being Different is Good

    If you can't hide it, embrace it. From fairly early on after being diagnosed with Arthritis, my joints started to change. I used to get embarrassed at people looking at my hands - they look like an 80…

    Good Help is Not Hard to Find – You Just Have to Ask
    March 3, 2010
    Good Help is Not Hard to Find – You Just Have to Ask

    I'm short, so I have to ask for help at the grocery store when the item I want is on the top shelf. Is there any reason to feel embarrassed or silly about having to ask for assistance in reaching some…

    pain
    March 2, 2010
    Everyone’s Pain is His or Her Own

    Pain is an interesting phenomenon to me. Isn't it a fascinating self-protection measure that we cannot truly recall extreme pain once it has abated? From the raw pain of recovery from a surgery to cut…

    Lessons Learned from Living with Chronic Pain - Tough Luck
    March 1, 2010
    Lessons Learned from Living with Chronic Pain – Tough Luck

    I hurt. A lot. Every day. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. (more…)…