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Chronic pain and opioids – my take

There is a huge disconnect in the chronic pain world, largely between those who believe opioids are an effective therapy when prescribed appropriately, albeit...

Pain scale charts and my daily number living with chronic pain

You know when you tell a doctor you’re in pain, and they ask you what pain number you are?  They usually ask you this...

Are opioids appropriate for the chronic pain of inflammatory arthritis?

The opioid debate. I read an article today about how opioids 'don't work' for chronic pain. That chronic pain is not severe enough to...

Depression can sneak up and knock you down so you can’t...

This morning I felt great.  Things were looking up.  I was happy.  And then suddenly everything changed….Why? I don’t know.  But suddenly my world...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and how to keep chronic illness from taking control

I haven’t been posting much, because frankly RA has been kicking my butt lately.  So RA Warrior’s blog carnival about How do you keep...