The New Normal

We are trying to get used to the new normal here at our Ionia and Lowell offices, but we keep coming back to the idea that there is no more normal. We have been busy with new and existing clients – mostly by phone, email, and video conferencing. We are …

“I’m jus’ pain covered with skin.” 

-Sairy Wilson in John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. I couldn’t help but think of my Fibromyalgia clients when I read those words. The book doesn’t make it clear what Sairy is dealing with beyond exhaustion, fatigue, and hopelessness. But it’s clear she is deeply troubled by chronic pain. Everybody …