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The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert

Detroit, Michigan
The Body Chronic is a blog for anyone that lives with chronic illness or chronic pain and those who support us. It's a blog for anyone who wants a starting place for answers or even to ask the right questions. You can e-mail me at: thebodychronic@gmail.com. Solitude, laughter, sanity and... Full Bio
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Weekend Inspiration: February 16-17, 2008 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain If this doesn't get you moving, nothing will. Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/15/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are ... Read on »
The Body Chronic Strikes Back by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I've been meaning to blog about my Day o' Doctors on Tuesday, but I haven't had the time nor the energy. It's an important story to tell, though, because it compacts a l ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/14/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Valentine's Day Edition "Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a grow ... Read on »
New Genetic Family Ties by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Scientists have found that there is a gene that creates sensitivity to insulin so that people whose gene is impaired have a lower functioning system. A lower-fu ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/12/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. -John Ste ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/12/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain All we see of someone at any moment is a snapshot of their life, there in riches or poverty, in joy or despair. Snapshots don't show the million decision ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/11/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain There is no better inspiration than seeing a 68 year old woman totally outfox a youn'un on national TV. God, I love Tina Turner. This is from last night's ... Read on »
My Red High Heels by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I have never been able to wear heels. I am the clumsiest person I know. I have no sense of balance on bare feet, let alone heels. Maybe now that they have bee ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/8/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughl ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/7/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Ugh, what a busy day it has been. The Daily Inspiration has been late again. But it's here! It's such an act of optimism to get through a day ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/6/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler Nothing like a cat to ... Read on »
A brief IBS primer by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain When the whole PFD diagnosis hit me like a ton of bricks, I was told by a couple medical professionals that it sounds like I have IBS. I was asked to allow physical ther ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/5/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/28/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty. Jacob Bronowski Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/27/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Henry Ward Beecher Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/26/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. -Isak Dinesen Read on »
Weekend Inspiration, February 23-24, 2008 and Daily Inspiration, February 25, 2008 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Due to minor technical difficulties, Weekend Inspiration was postponed. I should have that taken care of soon, but whilst I'm in front of a powered-up computer, here's a ... Read on »
Daily Inspiration: 2/22/08 by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved. - Gay Talese Read on »