Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness

In conversation with Ms. Meenakshi Venkataraman

Joining us today, in our journey of celebrating Pain Awareness Month we have Ms. Meenakshi Venkataraman. Let's listen to her story as she invites us to be a part of her world and shares her experiences of living with pain.Hello, I am Meenakshi, though I prefer to be called Mina. I live in the Nilgiris,… Continue reading In conversation with Ms. Meenakshi Venkataraman

Ask The Experts, chronic pain india

Ask The Experts # 1

Respected doctor I have already got extracted half of my teeth in upperand lower jaws. Now my question is that to fit artificial tooth set in anyone jaw, do have I to get the remaining natural teeth extracted? -Palanisamy Balakrishnan Hello Palanisamy,It is not necessary that you have to pull out all your natural teeth… Continue reading Ask The Experts # 1

understanding & exploring chronic pain
Autoimmune conditions, Caregiver, Central Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Ehler Danlos Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's disease, IBD, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness, Lupus, Micro Blogs, Muscular Dystrophy, self care, Self Care tips, spoonie, spoonie, Ulcerative Colitis

Understanding and Exploring Chronic Pain

A support group meeting for Chronic Pain warriors in Bengaluru, India with a twist to accept, bond, rejuvenate & walk slowly towards a better life.

App reviews, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Pathways Pain Relief App, self care, Self Care tips

App Review: Pathways- The Pain Relief App

At a time when our lives are dominated by apps, it is exhilarating to find an app that is solely made for Pain Warriors by pain warriors after extensive research and analysis. Few months ago we came across this innovative app called Pathways – The Pain Relief App which made us curious enough to try… Continue reading App Review: Pathways- The Pain Relief App

Caregiver, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, Letters

Imperfectly Perfect Life

No one's life is perfect, at least that's what I hear, and yet we all want to show the world how perfect our lives are. We have social media accounts with perfect smiles, pictures, laughter, vacations, food. I have a perfect life too, or rather I HAD one. I have a supportive husband, house, dog,… Continue reading Imperfectly Perfect Life

Battling Demons - Inside Out
Chronic Illness, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, mental illness

Battling Demons – Inside Out

Depression occurs in phases. I battled depression for three years having had a very disturbed childhood. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton My parents didn't get along. My mother and I never had a normal relationship, as it should… Continue reading Battling Demons – Inside Out

Autoimmune conditions, Central Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, self care, Uncategorized

Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!

My brother and I have an amazing relationship since childhood. I was one year and four months old when he was born and it is the best day of my life till now. I guess my parents gave me the best gift ever. I was over protective about him always. He was my best friend… Continue reading Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!

Description of pain by a Lupus fighter
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness, Lupus

Description of Pain by a Lupus fighter.

Think of pain as a friend. A terrible, toxic friend. Who shows up uninvited, burrows into your life. You can't ask him for help. You can't expect him to understand you and your problems. You're just fundamentally dissimilar. But stuck together, like a buddy cop movie no one asked for. This friend will take up… Continue reading Description of Pain by a Lupus fighter.

Dear friend, I'm getting there, and I believe you.
Autoimmune conditions, Caregiver, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, Letters, Uncategorized

Dear friend, I’m getting there, and I believe you!

A year ago, this day, my eyes were opened to how petty my problems were, and how ignorant an educated idiot I was.  Or maybe I was not to be blamed entirely. For no one and no institute ever brought into focus, anything about Chronic Pain. So, naturally, it was quite tough for me to… Continue reading Dear friend, I’m getting there, and I believe you!