Everything you want is on the other side of fear

Day 10 I can’t believe that it is almost the end of the second week and how much things have changed in such a short period of time. I have met such a lovely group of people that I hope to stay in contact with once the program is over. It is always good to…

May the flowers remind us why the rain was so necessary

Day 7 Our day started off with some psychology which seems to bore us all to death. We were asked to imagine that we are 80 years old and look back on our lives as they are today and think about what we would change and what advice we would give ourselves. We also thought…

I seem to be lost in this fog

Day 6 – Week 2 I definitely have that Monday morning feeling. I had quite a bad nights sleep so motivating myself was quite difficult.

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it

Day 4 Throughout our session, with the nurse, we finally focused on the common medications that people with chronic pain are given. Many of us are or were previously on a cocktail of different medications that have not helped our pain and have instead given us multiple different side effects. Many people find painkillers helpful…