Category Archives: Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Hot-Links 11/7

For this week’s hot-links, I wanted to share a blog that is specifically for those who are loving/supporting someone with chronic illness.  Let’s look a great blog with many compassionate and helpful posts.  https://calledtowatch.com/. This next one is a typical list … Continue reading

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Finding the Time For Rest When You Hurt

You have probably noticed that just because you struggle with chronic pain, doesn’t mean the world is going to stop for you.  Your parental responsibilities did not stop.  You probably still have a job.  Not only did the bills not … Continue reading

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Hot Links — 10/24

I’m trying to keep up by reading what I can on chronic pain and faith each week.  I was out of town last weekend, so these are a little late in coming out, but here a few good links to … Continue reading

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A Place at the Table of Jesus

Let me start by directing your attention to Jesus’ “Parable of the Great Banquet” and then I want to share a few thoughts about how Jesus’ message impacts those of us dealing with chronic illness.  From Luke 14:15-24 (NIV): 15 When … Continue reading

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Finding Your Support

Last night (October 2nd), we had our first ever “Broken and Mended” support group meeting.  Nine people attended the meeting in person and one joined through Zoom. It was a great first meeting.  Someone may not be immediately impressed with … Continue reading

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Should Men Talk About Their Pain?

I had a couple of interesting conversations this past week regarding men’s reluctance to open about pain.  One of those conversations was with my brother, who is very understanding and supportive of what I am trying to do with the … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain, Suicide, and Opioids

A came across a study today that linked chronic pain and suicide in a significant way.  About one in ten suicides are linked to people with chronic pain.  In all likelihood, according to this report, those numbers are underreported.  More … Continue reading

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