Thursday, June 5, 2008

“Pain Is Not An Acceptable Excuse, Nor Is It A Badge Of Honor”

Yep, that’s what one of the commentators said just at the start of the sixth game of the Stanley Cup Finals last night.

In the world of hockey, that might be true, but what about in the world of chronic illness?

These players knowingly put their bodies through the ringer – for the sake of money, fame, career – whatever their reasoning may be.

Others of us are prisoners to our own bodies for crimes we didn’t commit.

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