Limited Mobility – Finding Alternatives

During the first few months of sheltering in place from COVID-19, I went on long, solo walks. They engaged my mind and body and helped to replace the workouts at the gym I was accustomed to doing three times a week. I saw parts of my downtown I had never had the time or inclination to explore before, and even with a mask on, the air was fresh and clean. The occasional back alley or full dumpster just added texture to the experience! 🙂

My knees had been giving me some pain for a while before COVID, but after doing these walks I realized that they were getting worse, and the right one was radiating pain all up and down my leg that was not relieved with stretching or anything else I did.

I got to the point that I had to lift my right leg into the car and into bed! Continue reading

Gaming the Pain – Burning Mouth Syndrome

solemn silhouetteNOTE: Although this post will remain on Kali’s Musings, it has been reproduced and future BMS posts will appear on A Burning Journey. Please check it out if you are interested in more about Burning Mouth Syndrome.

I am continuing the information I shared in “A Pattern of Pain – Burning Mouth Syndrome, so feel free to read that post first if you haven’t already. Continue reading

Pain Puzzles – How Long to Solve Them?

 

NOTE: Although this post will remain on Kali’s Musings, it has been reproduced and future BMS posts will appear on A Burning Journey. Please check it out if you are interested in more about Burning Mouth Syndrome.

Anniversary Cake-Burning Mouth SyndromeAs many of you know, I am very close to the 8th anniversary of my second bout with Burning Mouth Syndrome. (If you are interested in my other posts on this mysterious malady, just click BMS.) Continue reading

A Pattern of Pain – Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth FlamesNOTE: Although this post will remain on Kali’s Musings, it has been reproduced and future BMS posts will appear on A Burning Journey. Please check it out if you are interested in more about Burning Mouth Syndrome.

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know I have begun my 8th year with the chronic pain of Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS).

There are two types of BMS.   Continue reading

My Journey With Burning Mouth Syndrome – Mother’s Day

Mothers Day-Burning Mouth SyndromeNOTE: Although this post will remain on Kali’s Musings, it has been reproduced and future BMS posts will appear on A Burning Journey. Please check it out if you are interested in more about Burning Mouth Syndrome.

Today is Mother’s Day.  Continue reading