As James Oppenhein says in the poem I posted today, “the wise grows it under his feet.” When someone is dealing with chronic pain their only thought is whats happening down the road, how do they get rid of the pain, the mental taxation that is being placed on them and yes on their loved…
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance,
the wise grows it under his feet.
– James Oppenhein
Communication is Key
I can not stress this enough, “COMMUNICATION is KEY.” For any pain, medical, disability or really any type of relationship to work there must be, communication. If two people or even a caregiving team do not communicate the consequences can be major, medication changes go without notice, feedings, seizures, changes in behavior and many other issues…
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Why is PickYourPain.org Here?
After 20 years of dealing with my own daily chronic pain and for the past four years being a caregiver for my mother who has heart and other medical issues, as well as caring for my brother in-law who now lives with us and has epilepsy, I felt it was time to tell my…