Knowing your “back story” can help you see patterns and incremental ailments you might not have noticed. The Motion Memoir, developed with Linda Joy, provides tips and engages people to write their personal back stories.


Don’t write off chronic low back and leg pain… step with strength, confidence, and enthusiasm into the next exciting chapter.


Let’s get moving!


Want to Know Your Back Story? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Fill in the questions below to create your own memoir vignette. Check out the video tutorial and tips above to make it even better.

2. Make a video of you reading your story.

3. Share your video on your social channels with the hashtag #KnowYourBackStory to inspire others!

Your story could be a powerful tool to help and inspire others in their struggles with chronic low back and leg pain.

Want to continue writing? Visit the National Association of Memoir Writers for more tutorials, videos, and instruction on refining your new skills at NAMW.ORG.

If you are experiencing mental distress or feel you could benefit by speaking to a mental health specialist, please contact a professional therapist in your area.