I really believe that people who suffer with chronic pain (and it does not only have to be spinal related) think more about their lives and surroundings. Many look back to the things we used to be and can be frightened as to what we will be.
To me, the measurements of what a person is, is what they have done to make a difference in the lives of others.
I hope we all agreed that it is normal to have given ourselves to our loved ones, our spouses and children, but I am talking about more
Every member on this site has it totally within their powers to really make a difference somewhere.
Wouldn't it be nice, years from now when your name is mentioned, some of the first things to come to mind are the
special deeds you accomplished.
No spinal problem, no chronic pain can prevent that from happening.
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences