Today's post is less a blog post and more a PSA. It has recently come to my attention that the general public doesn't understand a few basic things about my type of pain. Nerve pain. Unexplained pain. Chronic pain. Which more than 3 million people a year - in the US alone - have to deal with. So... 1. Pain killers and anti-inflammatory drugs sometimes help. Somewhat. But in general, suggesting that if I "take a hot shower and couple ibuprofen, I'll feel better" is like tellin
The voices in our heads don't always say what we want to hear.
They get fixated on something and run wild, they randomly shut down, they make no sense and perfect sense simultaneously. They shout sometimes and yet other times, have nothing to say when we most need their insight. That is how I write as well. The characters of my books - the voices of my mind - are their own reality, but you as the reader give them power. You choose to make sense of their message, you choose