Learn from patients with pain similar to yours

CatchMyPain Community and Pain Diary App to manage chronic illness

As if I needed for stress to add to my pain level....

Jun 23, 2017 2:59 PM

I know I don't usually vent on here but I need for do so with others who can relate and understand.

Over the last couple of months Or more I have been in more and more pain both physically and mentally. Chronic fatigue has made it almost impossible to get through the day without dozing off.

I think I may have neuropathy along with the fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel. Hopefully I'll get more answers when I go to see the neurologist on Monday.

Anyway I mentioned all of this because my job requires me to type for hours. Of course by the end of the day my hands and fingers hurt so bad I can barely grip the steering wheel to drive home. Plus I get a migraine at least 4 days / week.

I'm under pressure about making sure my call stats are where they are supposed to be and making sure I don't call in to work outside of pre approved time or Fmla. At this time I only have 2 days I can use. Although I'm going to request more time I really can't afford it.

Had to give a little background. Now I'll get to the point:

I was in a one on one meeting with my supervisor yesterday who is aware Of my condition. She told me that overall my stats are great considering my current circumstances. However I don't have enough " energy in my calls."
Well that's probably because I don't have enough energy in my life in general. (That's what I wanted to say. )
I was also told that I have to help the rest of the team by taking a larger volume of calls since we recently lost a couple of team members. Of course this adds to my stress level which will trigger anxiety and migraines and IBS which ultimately elevates my overall pain level.

At this point I have no choice but to push through it until I get official diagnoses and see if there are any other financial options. Can't leave hubby hanging with all the bills. Plus I need my medical benefits for treatment. Ugh this is just too much sometimes ! TGIF!!!

Thank you for taking out the time to read my long story. πŸ˜„
Just needed to let it out.

Jun 23, 2017 3:56 PM

I understand the debilitating fatigue. At night I just grunt when my husband talks to me cuz I don't even have the energy to talk. I told him that talking sometimes takes too much effort. I dont think it he understood but it's true. I hope you can get some help with all of this. I will keep you in my prayers. πŸ™

Jun 23, 2017 11:25 PM

Thank you. Your prayers are definitely appreciated

Jun 23, 2017 11:33 PM

Hey sweetie . We are all here for you and we understand in pur own ways . πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ€—πŸ€— I hope things gets better for you and that you can get diagnosed correctly to get the help that you deserve.

Thank you for sharing this part of your life with us . β˜ΊπŸ™‚πŸ€—πŸ€—

Once you are diagnosed. I hope that you can get social security. Enough to be able to stay home and so it will help with Bills β˜ΊπŸ€—β˜ΊπŸ€—

Wishing you the best of luck
Sending prayers your way.

((Gentle hugs)) ps vent any day my friend. I do it all the time β˜ΊπŸ€— we are a support group for everything ☺☺

Ready to start relieving your pain?

Join Community