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How to Travel the World with Chronic Pain or Injury

For more than fifteen years, I have been traveling with chronic pain– a herniated disk, eye pain, and several foot issues. I have had great leg and back pain. It forced me to alter some of the activities in which I participated. But many of my friends had no idea I was in so much pain. I didn’t want anyone to know because that wasn’t what I wanted to be known for. Ultimately, I learned to cope with the pain until I couldn’t. I even ran a few half marathons because running felt better than walking. Two years ago, I had back surgery.

How to Stay Safe While Flying

How to Stay Safe While Flying

One of the fastest ways of spreading disease is to buy an airplane ticket. I read a recent study that says you have a 20% chance to avoid getting sick every time you fly. That means 1 in 5 people are starting their trip under the weather.  Apparently, the skies aren’t as friendly as we thought. And airport safety includes protecting yourself from an invisible enemy– the common cold?