Last November physical pain became a constant part of my life. It happened first via a small operation and subsequent recovery, and then from a condition that was misdiagnosed several times before finding appropriate treatment. I’ve been in moderate to severe pain every day for over 3 months, with most of that pain in my head. I wanted to write about observations from this experience.

I’m guessing I’m not alone as a millennial in having my first experience with chronic pain recently. As a generation, we are approaching middle age. …

Patrick Leahy

Husband, father, queer person. Product designer currently building financial tools at Workday.

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