Tag Archives: pain
… you haven’t fallen, but you still can’t get up.
… I have a low pain threshold, and feel loads of pain. I have very high pain tolerance. I just have much more pain than most.
As the current coordinator for the PNW Chapter of The Mastocytosis Society covering the greater Pacific Northwestern region of the US plus a few neighboring Canadians, I’ve been eager to help educate both patients and doctors as much as possible … Continue reading
I’m slowly cooking up my own “Pain and EDS” post, but meanwhile, I felt this one by fellow blogger and sufferer Zyp Czyk worth sharing sooner than later.
Wow, who would have thunk it? Careful what you ask for – you may get it: we seem to be raising enough collective awareness finally through regular and social media that more people are suspecting they may have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome … Continue reading
Those who have any form of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) like me (with hEDS) or a less bendy new dx of Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (since March 2017) can tell you there is definitely some fatigue involved from the strain on weak … Continue reading
This post is brought to you by Peanut, my faithful therapy rattie and napping partner as I find myself going splat a lot more with my 2nd worst flare since my initial 2012 onset “storm” or “cascade” that first got … Continue reading
January is Thyroid Awareness month, and I bring this to your attention at this late date because virtually everyone with any form of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome seems to also show signs of SOME form of thyroid imbalance, but quite frequently hypothyroidism … Continue reading
I’m borrowing liberally from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol for this post. This December 2014 I’m thrilled to find myself ever so slowly climbing back out of the hole I fell in when a metaphorical “bomb” went off in my life three years ago and … Continue reading
Sadly all too true, too many women are dismissed as either “just depressed” or histrionic despite being in very real pain. (Much of it invisible on scans in those with Ehlers-Danlos). See the shocking results of a National Pain Report … Continue reading