Gift Ideas for a Chronic Pain Warrior

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Chronic Pain gift ideas

This gift guide is full of links to unique items to help you shop for your young, eclectic friend who just so happens to have Chronic Pain. *Starred shops are run by entrepreneurs with chronic pain.


 Socks

When I asked my friends with chronic pain what they’d really love for the holidays, they said SOCKS PLEASE! The catch? Most of us have finicky feet and like our socks to be just right. Here are some of the fancy sock suggestions straight from chronic pain fighters:

fd5922_grp4 Compression Socks by Support Plus

Smartwool.com has attractive and high quality over-knee socks and knee socks for women.

World’s Softest Socks by Hanes  has a nice selection of extra soft and comfy socks and slippers that come highly recommended by the owner of very sensitive feet. See Footsmart for in-store shopping.

Heat Holders come in thermal socks for both men and women, tights…

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A New Year Surprise!

From my wonderful furrend Kuruk …

Haiku By Ku

IMG_1272This Poetic Pup

Has inspired a kitty

To write Haiku too!

Woooohooowoooooo Efurrybuddy! It’s been a furry pawesome start fur the newooowoooo year! Mamaclickyfingerssecretary tookst Me and sisfur Nalle to the doggie park early this morning, and we ran, ran, ran fur a whole hour! We runned so much Mama couldn’t get any piccies. And then Mama presented Me with a new year surprise! A bookie by my sweet kitty furriend Buffy Cat over at Two Cats and a Cattle Dog, who was inspired by furry own Me to write her Haiku and publish her furry own bookie! Me and Buffy made a Haiku Jam a furry long time ago, which you can read here!

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Thank youwoooowoooooooo beauwooowoooootiful Buffy Cat! Visit her bloggy to purchase her bookie!

Happy New Year Efurrybuddy!

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42. “When We Were Very Young” & “Now We Are Six”

wonderful childhood memories…

Things That Are Rectangles

:my childhood, part 1:

When I was a tiny little girl, even tinier than I am now, my mom and I used to read two books of poems very regularly – When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six, both by A.A. Milne (of Winnie-the-Pooh fame). The first book of poetry was published in 1924 and the second in 1927.

:my childhood, part 2:

Of course, I have to address Milne’s role as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh (actually, Pooh Bear makes his world debut in a poem called “Teddy Bear” in When We Were Very Young). Winnie was the actual teddy of Milne’s actual son, who was actually named Christopher Robin. It follows, without much explanation, that Milne wrote the Pooh books for Christopher Robin. Christopher Robin also appears in many of the poems in When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six.

:christopher robin, winnie-the-pooh and aa milne:

Now back to the poetry, please.

One time, for a…

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