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Nov 21, 2015 2:45 PM

I'm just laying here in my nice comfy bed(per md orders) and have been reflecting. I've been thinking back on how much I have literally been forced to grow up this year. Before this all started back in December, I was literally on the emotional level of a late adolescent. It has definetly not been easy at all. Hell, some days it's been downright hard as hell, but I've made it through. Sometimes, I just need to sit back and sort through some of those feelings and today is that kind of day. Don't get me wrong, I love my extended "family" but sometimes I wish I didn't have to deal with this. Love you guys.

Nov 21, 2015 2:51 PM

We love you too Amanda. Welcome to adulthood. Sucks huh?

Nov 21, 2015 3:00 PM

Cea, in more ways then one it does. I hate it when adulthood is complicated by chronic pain. It just sucks the life right out of you. Agreed?

Nov 21, 2015 3:36 PM

Agreed! :-)

Nov 21, 2015 5:06 PM

Amanda, it really does suck when things happen in our lives that thrust us into another level of being. Sometimes frustrating, sometimes it's needed and sometimes it's downright scary. When you throw chronic pain that on some days has you bedridden into the mix, it can become totally unbearable!! I can only say that your extended family loves you right back and we always are looking out for one another. Funny, for quite some time, I remember having conversations with my Mother and saying that I couldn't afford my rent and had to come home. I wondered why I was still here on this earth when I couldn't make money, could barely take care of myself, let alone anyone else and became very disheartened. Well, one day, at a particularly mentally low and physically high pain levels, I found this app. Well, it's been a Godsend and all of you wonderful people have changed my life for the better. Love, {{{Hugs}}} and prayers to all of my beloved peeps. 💕🙏🏻🌻😊

Nov 21, 2015 5:17 PM

@Alwayz, and I am pretty sure there is more hell to come next week. My mom said to me this morning that she was disappointed that I hadn't said anything yesterday about the lump. I was absolutely flabbergasted. I said to her, "mom, I was trying to make that appointment short, sweet and to the point." And honestly, I trust him, but I would in some ways prefer my regular surgeon. That just geeks me out already. I thought about it later and was thinking that she had said before, that if anything changes I need to come back to her ASAP. Why can't my mom understand that already? Ugh! I've been with her since 2004.

Nov 21, 2015 6:07 PM

They just worry about us and sometimes don't understand why we maneuver the way we do to feel comfortable with our doctors while trying to remember what they told us to do and to follow their instructions. Do t be too hard on her.. You have to do what's best for you and she will catch on.{{{{Hugs}}}} 💕🙏🏻🌻🤗

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