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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 2)

I haven’t taken any painkillers since the morning of May 9th. For someone who takes two Tylenol Arthritis* three times a day THIS IS HUGE. I’m sure my liver is jumping for joy at this moment in time. The last … Continue reading

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A photo essay on masking

As a medical condition, the physiological nature of pain is described by Henry (2008) as the following: On a day-to-day basis pain subsides after the recovery from tissue injury, such as a burn, a cut or even a broken bone. … Continue reading

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