Today, we have with us, yet another pain warrior who believes in being the change, she wants to see in the world. Swati Agrawal is Associate Director at IDIA Charitable Trust, and a lawyer by training. She has various invisible illnesses, and likes to work towards spreading awareness about invisible illnesses and disabilities.
As a part of our celebrations of Pain Awareness Month in 2019, we are bringing together Doctors, Pain Warriors and Caregivers to share their experiences of dealing with pain. We have been sharing interesting LIVE sessions, Pain Warrior Stories and informational videos daily to commensurate it. Taking it further today, we have with us Dr.… Continue reading In conversation with Dr. Harbinder Sandhu
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
A support group meeting for Chronic Pain warriors in Bengaluru, India with a twist to accept, bond, rejuvenate & walk slowly towards a better life.
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
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
1. But you look so good!. Yes, still I have days when my whole body is hurting and aching. 2. Most of the days I go outside is to visit my doctors. Yes, I appear confident and calm but sometimes I am anxious what new fear will unfold. 3 . When I meet my friends… Continue reading Things you don’t see about my invisible illness!
Pain is an old enemy, and a new friend. I write today to talk about my journey of coming to terms with my health conditions – Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Bipolar Affective Disorder Type 2. I have learnt to accept that I live with these two disorders, and that I can still live a meaningful life… Continue reading Learning to Accept my Diagnosis and Moving Ahead
Dear Pooja, Read this when there is minimum brain fog and your muscles are allowing you to smile. I remember you as the chubby cherub in the hills, the no-physical activity kid who used to live in some parallel reality of books and colors. I remember you as the sickly child who would always catch… Continue reading A Letter to the Warrior Woman I have become by Pooja Priyamvada
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!