Around the same time as my Twitter beginnings, I began a blog findingshannon.com and I blogged pretty regularly. Through this medium, I was offered sponsorship opportunities from Mountain dew, Columbia sports wear and others. The author John Gray of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus visited my blog, along with real estate mogul James Smith I had coined myself the "snowboarding, social media seamstress" and people liked it.
For some, pain is a common part of everyday life. While pain is viewed in a predominantly negative light, it helps give the body signals on what not to do for its own safety. Usually, pain lasts a short period of time, but sufferers of chronic pain know that this is not always the case.