Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles

Increasingly, there are stories in the media about the opioid epidemic happening in Canada, and particularly in the Prairies. People are taking opioids–fentanyl in particular–recreationally, and consequently, many are overdosing with a significant percentage of them dying as a result. … Continue reading

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Surgery is disabling and isolating

Yesterday I was so happy to be able to go for a walk that I was brought to tears. It sounds like such a minuscule thing, but considering how difficult my recovery has been I saw it as a significant … Continue reading

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The night before surgery

‘Twas the night before surgery And all through the house not a creature was stirring Not even a mouse… Wait. No. That’s not how it goes does it? In 13.5 hours I will be on the operating table and ready … Continue reading

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