Treasures On The Sand

Gabriel King, Storyteller



Seeing Is Not Always Believing: How Chronic Pain Warriors Allow Others’ Perception To Shape Them

"What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing." C.S. Lewis Your hanging out with some friends and they decide to do something that you cannot physically do. You have told them over and over again... Continue Reading →

10 Favorite Inspirational Quotes For Chronic Pain Warriors

This post from The Unbroken Smile caught my attention and thought it might help encourage some of those who may be struggling today with their pain. I hope it does.

Identity Crisis: You vs Your Chronic Pain

"Don't let your struggle become your identity." -Unknown In our daily battles with chronic pain, it can be very easy to lose ourselves in the fight, allowing our pain to define who we are. We toss and turn, struggling for control.... Continue Reading →

Crawling to the Top: Fighting the Uphill Battle

"The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle is perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties, there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle... Continue Reading →

Shedding Light on the Beast: Perception of Chronic Pain

"Yes, chronic pain is a monster; but only if we allow it to be." -Unknown When fighting chronic pain, it can be all too easy to allow your pain to take on the form of an ever-present beast that haunts you,... Continue Reading →

The Fog of War: How It Feels to Fight Chronic Pain

For the past two weeks, I have been completely incapacitated with pain caused by severe weather in our area. During this time, I felt that no matter what I did, my pain would just find other means of overwhelming me.... Continue Reading →

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