Category Archives: pain

Pain in Color

You’ve probably heard of the fascinating experience and phenomenon of Synesthesia. I’m been thinking about what it would be like to see colors with particular words, or have sounds that have precise matching tastes. Why? Well, I have on-going back … Continue reading

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Silence

I’m thinking about silence itself as an object/presence recently. Immediately in my reaction field is a post I was reading from another blogger here on WP. In my work as a child and adolescent therapist to some of the poorer … Continue reading

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Vicodin

I spent all day in pain, 4/5 of 10, which isn’t terrible. But it was all.day.long. No breaks, nothing helped. I was at the point of tears around 2pm, and at 3pm thought of canceling a client at 4pm. Aspirin, … Continue reading

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I’m having Fun

In my left arm to boot. It hurts enough that I can’t play Candyland with the younger clients, or drive or hold a glass. No serious pain meds ’til the A.M. when pharmacy is open. Gotta get an MRI, too. … Continue reading

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ASH #9: A bet with God

God, a deity, who is supposed to be bigger, badder and better than me, or you. I suppose because I’ve never seen him. Although I have a tome of 73 books that I read at breakfast & dinner that tells … Continue reading

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