This week in #CPChatNow was a rambling week as always. This is #CPChatNow co-host, Devin Axtman, taking you along on this week’s recap.
Rachel started us on a great note by continuing her tradition of greeting #CPChatNow participants with a greeting containing a characteristic of CP:
I also want to encourage folks to check out the Paralympic coverage. The Paralympics are the Olympics for athletes with disabilities and there is some awesome action going on:
Talk then turned to dreams. Shira and Zach discussed the appearance, or lack thereof, of CP in their dreams.
Then, talk turned to pain and CP. We talked about the difference between CP related pain and normal, everyday pain.
Finally, talk turned to the all-too-familiar 1-10 pain scale and how CP can cause confusion of how to rate someone’s pain.
Everyone agreed that CP causes us to live in the 1-3 pain range
Shira then asked whether someone is in pain if they really don’t notice it:
This brings us to our extend-the-conversation question: How does CP impact your perception of pain?
Please share your answers in the comments and join us every Wednesday at 8 PM ET on Twitter at #CPChatNow.