Tag: pain

Bedside (6)

UNITED STATES—"OK, when will you be back?" the mom says from her wheelchair to the parting figures of her caregiver and boyfriend. "Sunday afternoon," Tatiana...

Bedside (5)

UNITED STATES—His dog on a leash, Davy exits from the room, passing by the two other beds, one empty and the other occupied by...

Bedside (3)

UNITED STATES—"Good afternoon," says a very tall man dressed in blue, a bit too cheerily. "You're the occupational therapist," says the son, remembering him from...

Bedside (2)

UNITED STATES—"What about my leg," says the haggard skull-like face floating just over the edge of the blanket. "You can't do anything about my...

Bedside

UNITED STATES—Scene: Smells. A dog would love this place and never leave. There are ripe smells and revolting smells. There are cooking food smells...

Time To See The Doctor

UNITED STATES—I will be the first to admit it: I’m terrified of going to the doctor just like so many other Americans! My first...

Evolution Of: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

UNITED STATES—May is Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month! Not aware of it? I WASN'T EITHER! The word syndrome is defined by Merriam Wester as "a group of...

Fight, Flight, Freeze=Fibromyalgia?

UNITED STATES—Over 101 years ago FIGHT OR FLIGHT was termed by Wisconsinite Walter Cannon, describing animals that were faced with threat. Do I run and...

Good Enough

BEVERLY HILLS—It’s 6:00 a.m. as I sit here in a cold, dark, lonely flat with my heart shattered into countless pieces. They tell me...
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