In part 2 of our discussion on what to do when chronic pain becomes too much, Laurie Davies and I cover a practical list of actionable do’s and don’ts when dealing with chronic pain. This helpful guide includes examples of the coping mechanisms we use on a daily basis. If you’re struggling with chronic pain, don’t give up! Join us for this hope-filled episode.
In this episode, Laurie Davies and I tackle the difficult topic of chronic pain. We explore the hard questions we ask in the face of suffering when chronic pain becomes too much to bear. Have you ever found yourself in a place where pain was all you could focus on or questioned God’s plan while dealing with physical suffering? If you’ve ever been in that place where you just wanted the pain to end and you didn’t know what to do, you won’t want to miss this real and raw discussion about chronic pain.
Chronic pain affects millions of individuals every year. It has a tendency to rob the best of us. When you’ve experienced excruciating pain for years, is God’s grace enough when you’ve reached your breaking point? Is our weakness made perfect in God’s strength? Tera Bradham DeNeui, a swimmer who was expected to be an Olympian until her career was cut short prematurely by an accident and chronic pain, shares how depending on God’s grace helped her cope.
In recent years, I’ve encountered more and more people who suffer with chronic illness and pain. It’s not something anyone ever desires, and it can significantly limit our quality of life. Join me with friend and coach, Jen Roland, as we talk about maintaining hope despite chronic illness and pain.
If you’ve ever been in a caregiving role, whether it be for a child, spouse, sick parent or relative, you know how hard it can be to care for yourself as well. In this episode, I speak with Sarah Forgrave, author of the book, Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, about caregiver burnout, and how we can have hope as caregivers, despite the toll it can take.