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Glass Feet. Iron Mind. And the stupid that occurs when the two meet.

For the record, this is one of those "learn from my mistakes" type articles. Ie, don't be like me.  

Pain.
For some of us, it’s a constant song playing in the back of our head.  For others, it’s a seldom heard, but piercing scream.  And then there are those who have both, way too often and deafening.  For those of us in middle age and beyond, pain can become a regular fact of life that we learn to deal with.  Its not just an unfortunate companion but something that snuffs out all of our other life experiences.  Pleasure, fun, and the freedom to do what we want. 
Given the darkness of this first paragraph, I must admit I am currently deep in the pain cave.  I’ve been here before and have found my way out.  Right now, I’m a bit pessimistic that there may be an end in sight, but I do remain hopeful.  My scientific brain tells me that there is a way out of this, so does my podiatrist, but with severe plantar fasciitis and a bone spur in my heel, my every day activities can …