pain

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How I Feel

Here’s how I feel today, from head to toe. My head has a tightness like a band around my forehead. Not exactly a headache, but not great. My eyes are itchy and watery. I’m sniffly, with a sort of dribbling […]

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Self Discipline

I haver not been eating properly, moving as much as I should, or sleeping eight hours a night. I have had a lot of excuses for this, including excessive work and the resurgence of pain. But I am forced to […]

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Pain

I’ve been experiencing pain for some time now, but I recently discovered a new view of the problem. Pain, in some cases at least, is not caused by something wrong at the site of the pain. Rather, it’s your nervous […]

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Pain

I’ve read a couple of things about pain recently. I’ve also been experiencing some pain. One of the things of been reading, The Healthy Deviant, takes the position that the kind of pain I’m experiencing is caused by inflammation which […]

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Sacroiliitis?

I started the day reading Healthy Deviant and indeed following a healthy deviant ritual practice by reading it in bed with a nice cup of tea. I had awakened at 1:21 worrying about a client, but I know I eventually […]

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Late to Work

I got Georgia’s dress nearly finished, swatched for #2 son’s vest, and completed the gray Fringe Festival top’s facings. With grocery, housework, a visit to the babies, church and Sunday school, this was an acceptably productive weekend. But last night […]

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Comfort Food

On long days and tired nights, it’s tempting to go for canned tomato soup and crackers with cheese, not for bok choy and seared chicken. A few more long days, and you’re stuck with soft sweet things. It’s too hard […]