The American Pain Foundation (APF) is a non profit educational, research and advocacy organization working to eliminate the epidemic of under treatment of pain in America. In celebration of September being Pain Awareness Month, it recently asked its members and others suffering with chronic pain, to submit entries for the 2ND Annual "Pain and Creativity Exhibit".
Submissions could include photographs, photographs of still art, videos, music, and/or writings that reflect your experience in pain.
The APF will show selected submissions at the awards dinner in Baltimore, Maryland on October 23, 2008.
The question I answered is "What Does Chronic Pain Look Like and How Has It Influenced Your Life?"
When I am in unbearable pain and close my eyes, this picture is what I visualize my pain to be. The words explain how the pain has influenced my life. This is my submission.
After viewing this video, pleas click on the title of this article to view an additional video explaning what chronic pain is.
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