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Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 5

Chapter 5: What to Expect  Friday: April 10, 2020  Then again, maybe I need to eat my words. Yesterday, I thought I was getting a jump start to get ahead of my pain by taking a double dose of pain […]

Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 5

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Chapter 5: What to Expect  Friday: April 10, 2020  Then again, maybe I need to eat my words. Yesterday, I thought I was getting a jump start to get ahead of my pain by taking a double dose of pain […]

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Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 4

Top illustration by Tim Forkes Chapter 4: Flying Solo  Thursday: March 19, 2020  Like most everything else, TMS is on hold and who knows when I will get to it. Isolation combined

Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 3

Chapter 3: It Began Early  Sunday: March 8, 2020  Experts say there is a link between pain and depression. Sometimes it is hard to determine which came first. Just as there

Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See, Chapter 2

Top illustration by Tim Forkes Chapter 2: One Gigantic Gamble  Saturday: February 8, 2020  The cost of seeking an end to chronic pain can be enormous if you desire a drug free

Chronic: The Pain We Don’t See 

Illustration by Tim Forkes Introduction  It is easy to tug at our hearts with images of people suffering from illness. When we see pictures of children bald from their cancer treatment,

February Letters: A new president, another impeachment, vaccines and Tom Brady again!

Letters to Jim: February 2021 Oh, boy, this new year is so different than a year ago. It’s like last year never happened. Okay, maybe I am not altogether honest

Letters to Jim: Happy New Year!

Letters to Jim: January 2021 If you are reading this, consider yourself a very lucky person. You survived 2020 which is more than a lot of people can say, thanks

Hindsight is 2020

Top illustration by Tim Forkes There was a time when “20/20” was ABC’s version of “60 Minutes.” Hugh Downs, Barbara Walters, John Stossel, and Geraldo Rivera brought viewers what amounted

December Letters: It’s COVID all the way!

Top photo by James Moore and Tim Forkes Eleven down and one more to go. I’m not talking about an ice cold twelve pack although I might be game for one

Elective Thinking After the Fact

Top photo by Tim Forkes I am not much of a prognosticator. It goes back to when I made the mistake of picking Michigan to beat Washington or Washington State

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