Health · Lists · Pain

20 Things Not to Say to People With Chronic Pain

You're in for a treat this Saturday - this is second installment in a series that list the things (often inappropriate, always frustrating!) people say to those with chronic illnesses.  This one is focusing on chronic pain, and all those sayings that get right under our skin! So get yourself comfy and prepare a good… Continue reading 20 Things Not to Say to People With Chronic Pain

Interstitial Cystitis · Pain

DAYS 27 and 28 of the Chronic Pain and Insterstitial Cystitis Awareness Month Challenge

The September awareness months are drawing to and end, and I've impressed myself that I have not missed a day (albeit some posts have been a bit late!). Today I am going to share my answers to days 27 and 28. Credit to @ostdalost for the Chronic Pain Awareness Challenge and @fitchickwithendo for the Interstitial… Continue reading DAYS 27 and 28 of the Chronic Pain and Insterstitial Cystitis Awareness Month Challenge

Adenomyosis · Endometriosis · Pain

My Glimmer of Hope Inside the Pain Clinic

After my third laparoscopy for my Endometriosis, it was discovered that I also suffered with Adenomyosis.  I experienced a loooong operation and had multiple complications in recovery, and it comes as no surprise that I was admitted and stayed overnight.  Pain was an issue pretty much as soon as I woke up, but the *mostly*… Continue reading My Glimmer of Hope Inside the Pain Clinic

Life · Pain · Tips

How to Get People To Understand Your Symptoms (written in conjunction with Chronic Pain Awareness month)

If you've been following my Instagram account - @endobunny - then you have probably noticed that I am participating in the Chronic Pain Awareness Challenge.  As I've mentioned previously, September is Chronic Pain Awareness month, and one of my fellow chronic illness friends created a month-long challenge for anyone to take part in. Today, just… Continue reading How to Get People To Understand Your Symptoms (written in conjunction with Chronic Pain Awareness month)