I never wanted pain to be my story. Enthusiastic. Positive. Optimistic. Inspiring.Words that are often used to describe me and my temperament.
There is another side to my side story. Persistence and courage in dealing with 10 years of chronic pain in my neck.
From cryotherapy to acupuncture to hypnotherapy to botox injections, to medical marijuana and two surgeries, I've learned to be courageous in advocating for my own healthcare.
This is a glimpse into a long and not so fun part of my story. Dealing with a "hidden challenge" like chronic pain or mental health is extra challenging for those of us who present as positive, perky, people.
This is a glimpse into my journey...