Friday, 26 April 2013

A Day Without Pain...

"What I want for my birthday?
A day without pain."
For healthy people, pain means there's something wrong.

For lupies, pain means it's just another normal day.

I'd like to think that if I had a day completely without pain, I'd spend it doing something fun, exciting, and completely out of my normal routine. But, really, I don't think I would.

Lupus has conditioned me to know that if I do too much on any one day, I will pay for it the next day.  So if I had a pain-free day, I'd probably still not do anything much different - but I would definitely savour being able to stick to my normal routine without everything hurting. I wouldn't do anything out of the ordinary, but I would enjoy the ordinary much, much, more.

This post written as part of Wego Health's Health Activist Writers' Month Challenge.

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