A Relationship to Pain

My dentist is a dear and very old friend of mine. Every time I am in his office he tells whoever is assisting him an apocryphal tale that I once told him I wanted only …

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What is Chronic Pain?

I have had two personal experiences with chronic pain. In 1982 I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C which at the time was fairly new and named Hepatitis Non A/Non B. The main symptom that I …

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Drawing by Sharon Frost

Joint Account: Transferral

Sketchblog: DayBooks   I’ve certainly seen Jonathan post enough times about one injury leading to another and that’s the general issue I was thinking about when I made this drawing.  Shoulder and hip joints are …

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Chronic Pain When Walking

If you have chronic pain when walking it means that you need to change the way you walk. And while I am all about walking correctly, in the context of chronic pain I’ll settle for …

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Cursing a Blue Streak

Fatherhood has not changed me that much. One of the things that has not changed is my rampant cursing. F**K is my favorite word and has been for longer than I can remember. I use …

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There is No I in Yoga

At the first yoga center that I owned we sold shirts with the phrase ‘There is no I in Yoga” on the front and a picture of Hanuman, the god of service, on the back.  …

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