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Unusual Days

There are days that fly by, days spent enjoying the great out doors and days like the last few spent with body aches and pain.

Sometimes I can wish the pain away or subdue the pain with positive thinking.   Not so this week.

Oh I know many tricks of the trade but every once in a long while I just have to accept what I feel in the moment.

Time is the only cure.  The weather will change and with a shift in air pressure my body will return to normal.

I search for the good in every situation.  Today  I’m grateful for the quietness of the day.

How do you handle pain filled days?

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3 comments on “Unusual Days

  1. Some days are just some days, but all days are the ones I am grateful for, especially those spent with my best friend and partner, Doll. Pain or no pain for me every day spent this way is the greatest !!

  2. I think our brains NEED some days off to deal with new or old pain.. I call it defragging.. I hate it when I have a day where my PTSD is off the charts, but I always feel reborn after I’ve let my brain rest & think.. I feel cleaned out, whole. If I’m being dragged down too far into flashbacks & pain, I try to challenge myself, to set a goal for myself.. either something I haven’t finished in the past, or something new & unexpected. And I ALWAYS remind myself that life IS brutal for a lot of the time, & so much of it is out of our control. We can only try to handle it with as much honor & survival skills as we can. 🙂

    • I agree Sue. Thanks for sharing your wisdom. Sometimes I wish the PTSD didn’t come with physical aches and pains though. I breathe slowly and deeply. All becomes well..eventually. I see some extra knitting in my future. You are a wonderful person and dear friend.

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