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The Pain Chronicles

I hate New Year’s resolutions.  I actively resist making them because I make grand plans for myself that never work out.  Do I actually think that I am going to start cleaning my kitchen grout on a regular basis?  Uh, … Continue reading

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Surgery #11: I Don’t Feel Terrible Anymore!

A few days ago, I was talking to a friend of mine at church.  She had seen a funny post about Jake on Facebook and told me that I really should have a blog.  After talking to her,  I made … Continue reading

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Surgery 11: See Ya, Sucker

When I had my first surgery for breast cancer, my surgeon told me that it was an important part of the healing process to grieve for the body parts I was about to lose.  It felt weird, but taking a … Continue reading

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Surgery #11 or “For Girlz Only”

Six months ago, I was really unhappy that I had to go through surgery #10 to remove a cyst from my foot.  Believe me, after the surgery I was done, I was really happy and not in an “I just … Continue reading

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Doctor of the Year and Surgery #10

Having some frequent flyer miles racked up in operating rooms over the last twelve years, I was crossing my fingers, legs, and eyes in hopes of turning 40 before I hit surgery number 10. It seems like being in my thirties and … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain: Mama Hurts

Being a person who struggles with chronic pain is sometimes a rough gig. I often feel that if the pain was only physical, I could deal with it.  Unfortunately, pain seeps through my edges of my body and into my … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Brain

About two months ago, my chronic pain reached new heights of terribleness and I spent almost a month trying not to lose my mind.  I’m one of the lucky chronic pain patients who, although something hurts all the time, I … Continue reading

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