Living with Pain, Misunderstood and Ignored

chronic pain misunderstood

Chronic pain is misunderstood by our family, friends, doctors, and even ourselves. If not careful those misunderstandings could lead to more pain.

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Hospital Horrors: Leaving in more pain than I arrived in

In last week’s blog post Why I fear hospitals, doctors, and test results I shared some of the ways that the medical profession has failed me and in some cases almost cost me my life. Who knew when I scheduled that post that I would once again be mistreated and misdiagnosed just a few days later.

Why I Fear Doctors, Hospitals, and Test Results

I know my body well. In fact, I know better than any test or doctor. Not to sound conceited, but not one test or scan has ever shown the destruction that has been taking place in my abdomen since 2003. NOT ONE!! However, my theories have been validated in surgery and each surgery was proved necessary.