What color is your pain? Magic for pregnant aches

By C. B. Cabeen Midway through the second trimester, my ribs started hurting around the bra line, like something was cutting into them.  It wasn't my bra's fault, though, because taking it off didn't help, and changing bras didn't help.  It messed with my ability to exercise and cook dinner, and after a few weeks I was sick of it.  I was even more sick of hearing myself talk about it. So many of the ways we describe pain are boring.  If I describe exactly where my ribs hurt, how much does … [Read more...]