Last Stop on the Pain Train…

“I wanted to die…I just wanted to go to sleep and never wake up,” the Viet Nam vet said, as his voice cracked and eyes filled with tears. It still shocks me when I hear those words come from someone with chronic pain…though I have heard it enough over the years that I should be […]

C’mon, Just Drop On In…You’re Not a Pain!


In our society, we have almost become “programmed” to view pain as a bad thing.  I blame the media (truthfully, I blame them for a lot of things, but that’s beside the point). Actually, physical pain serves a very helpful purpose…it’s much like a bicycle messenger weaving through the cars on the streets of New […]