Is it Me?

It's now 2021 and I started this journey in Wisconsin while attending middle school in the 80's, when I can remember a debilitating episode of stomach pain. Since then, I have always dealt with some form of joint pain, or chronic pain and I don't mean "growing pains". I have always questioned my own psychological state. Was I to blame for creating a body that felt like a prison?

By providing your email address, you are agreeing to our privacy policy.

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.

Join the conversation

Please read our rules before commenting.