Category Archives: chronic pain

Are you there, Ghod? It’s me, That Word Grrl.

It’s 3 am, Ghod. And I can’t sleep because it hurts too much. I’ve tossed and turned for four hours now, but can’t sleep. So here I am, Ghod. And I have questions. Which means you better have some answers. … Continue reading

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Not the 1%

 

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Not Eating Worms

One of the pitfalls of chronic pain/visible disabilities is that it becomes all too easy to convince yourself that you are unlovable. Because who could possibly love a broken creature such as yourself? Yup, guilty as charged. Lock me up … Continue reading

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Gourmet Coffee and Nina Simone

Monday, I got my first freelance check in the mail. The amount had several zeros and at least one comma. (I do try and make a passing attempt at modesty…stop laughing at me!) I got this check in exchange for … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Geeking

Last day for Speak Out With Your Geek Out. Regular crankiness to return next week! A while ago, I did *something* to my left hipbone that apparently jammed it up into the socket. Don’t ask me WHAT I did, but … Continue reading

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If I Only Had a Name

Day Five for Speak Out With Your Geek Out. I promise a return to the Usual Crankiness next week! I don’t get mystical about much in this universe. But one of the biggies is words. They have power and meaning. … Continue reading

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Not the post I intended

I had a post ready to go for today. It was about the time I got thrown off an airplane because of my skin. And then two things happened. Thing the first: somebody linked to this. Thing the second: I … Continue reading

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