The Pain That Sharpens My Edges

I am ill again. No apparent reason. Just headaches, body aches, and a pain in the chest. Day-after-day sort of pain for a sufferer of diabetes and arthritis. But pain is a reminder that you are still alive. It grabs you by the collarbones and shakes you with the realization that whatever you are going to accomplish will be done over, under, or around the difficult obstacles thrown in your way. So, I better pick myself up and get going.

On with the battle, in spite of the wounds.

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Filed under healing, health, illness

4 responses to “The Pain That Sharpens My Edges

  1. here’s to the pain surrendering to you, sooner rather than later

  2. Best wishes to you. And I love the quote and drawing!

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