By April 18, 2012 at 7:38 pm 993 5 3
Does having a distraction help get your mind off of your pain? We have all heard that finding a distraction is a key to living with rheumatoid arthritis. Without a distraction, you will soon be focusing on your pain and most times this only makes it worse.
I have several distractions that I use. I love music and have a music room that I can crank it up and get lost for hours in rock and blues. On my better days, I have two motorcycles that I love to ride and work on. A more recent hobby I have is photographing old iron truss bridges in our area. I like to ride one of my bikes out to the bridges. My favorite ones are the abandoned bridges that time has forgotten about. Just me and the bridge together in a quiet photo shoot imagining days past when it was a shiny proud member of society.
What are your distractions and do you feel they work for you?