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cora story

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I have had chronic pelvic pain for the past four years. As a registered nurse and someone who loves to write and share ideas, I hope to contribute to this community. I live in the mid-west, enjoy hiking with my dog, writing, reading, knitting, and tai chi. I hope you'll visit my blog which is a... Full Bio
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Post-Partum Training for you and your Vagina by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I saw this post on the Facebook page of my physical therapist. It was first released on Slate Magazine.  The article is very general, but the idea of getting your pelvic fl ... Read on »
Forced Sabbatical by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Cora here, back after several months of being very... much... away.   The last post was in May of 2011 and that seems like lifetimes ago.  I was going along with life- li ... Read on »
Ted Talk on Chronic Pain by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health A Wonderful 8 minute talk on chronic pain as a disease in itself.  Please share with those whom you wish to educate on the disease of chro ... Read on »
Lady Creaky by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health There is a song in my head called Lady Creaky.  I changed the words and sing it to the tune of Lady Madonna.  When I wake up each morning, singing Lady C ... Read on »
LONG NIGHT by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It is 03:30 and for some reason, I am still awake.  I'm not in pain, just awake.  I am   reminded of a fortune from a cookie that I saved for years.  My husband found it ... Read on »
Fire by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I read this poem today on the Writer's Almanac Peace, Healing, Humor Cora Fire by Wyatt Townley It's only the body It's only a hip jo ... Read on »
" The Pain Passes, the Beauty Remains" by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health When I woke up this morning, I felt the heaviness of the news around the world.  It seems a time of unusual anxiety, wars going viral, environmental catastr ... Read on »
Fifteen Minutes by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My follow-up pain management visit is a week away but I am already thinking about my fifteen minutes.  I know that the fifteen minutes includes getting processed by the cli ... Read on »
Ambivalence by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health No picture today.  Just an apology.  Over the past few months I've ditched my blog, pulled the haiku into hiding.  Every now and then I feel a need to go under the radar, i ... Read on »
Partly Cloudy by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My chronic pelvic pain is holding in a partly cloudy weather pattern.   For the past year, my pain has been well managed on a very low dose of sustained release morphine. I ... Read on »
Bon's six words made it into Smith Magazine !! by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Congratulations Dear Bonnie:   SIX WORDS WE DIDN'T SEE COMING!  author Bonnie. Thanks Smith Magazine! Contest: The One-Word Title of Your Memoir ... Read on »
A Prayer For Doctors: Norman Cousins by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health   I pray that you will never allow your knowledge to get in the way of your relationship with your patients.  I pray that all the technological marvels at you ... Read on »
A Prayer for Doctors: Norman Cousins by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I pray that you will never allow your knowledge to get in the way of your relationship with your patients.  I pray that all the t ... Read on »
Long NIght by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It is still dark out. Single digit weather in early December.  I hear a few cars slowly moving across the snow packed street.  But, all is still and dark and quiet.  Cowboy ... Read on »
Thank-you Woollies by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Last post I mentioned I wanted to get back to my journal.  I picked up my favorite leather journal that I have ignored for quite a while.  It has beautiful ... Read on »
Thank-you Woollies by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Last post I mentioned I wanted to get back to my journal.  I picked up my favorite leather journal that I have ignored for quite a while.  It has beautiful rich b ... Read on »
Page Break by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hey friends,  over the past two months I've discovered that I am thoroughly enjoying writing again.  Now that blogging has returned me to the practice, I may t ... Read on »
"Plink" by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health One summer when I was about four years old, I remember hanging out with a few older boys in the neighborhood. They were sitting by the storm ... Read on »
Guest Author: Anna Tells It Straight by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It’s tempting to present myself as a very well put together, calm, collected, successful woman (with vulvodynia). I could fall in love with the image of myself a ... Read on »
Guest Author: Anna Tells It Straight by cora story Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Thanks Anna,Your wisdom and resilience, inspire all.Cora It’s tempting to present myself as a very well put together, calm, collected, success ... Read on »