I speak for pain

A LIFE LESS PHYSICAL

I speak for pain. I do. The whole purpose of this blog (aside from the occasional general musings and rantings on life) is to give a voice to chronic pain. It began three years ago because I was frustrated and needed to find a less physical outlet for my energy and now, instead of using the blog to find a life less physical, the blog has become that life.

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But not everyone wants to put their every pain related thought in writing, so I speak for my pain and I speak for others. I speak, shout, cry and rant about pain, and I like to think that most of the time, I do an okay job of it.

The thing I’m not very good at is using that voice to challenge the medical system we seem to be stuck in. I don’t challenge my GP who dismisses me with antidepressants…

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