today is a "be careful or end up in the ER" kind of day. I hate that my pain spews out through my tone of voice when I speak. I try so hard to protect the ones I love from my anger w my pain levels but sometimes it is all too much. Now I am in pain and feel guilty :( sorry universe
Hi Shero, the anger has to come out some type of way. If you like writing create a pain journal, and when you're in pain write how you feel in the journal. You can also paint and take the anger out on a canvas. Screaming in a pillow or hitting a punching bag also works. You just have to find what works for you. The above alternatives stops you from taking it out on family and friends. Although they understand the frustration; they're your support system, so you really want to keep a positive relationship with them.
I too am at one of those ER or no ER days. I think I am going to try some aquatic therapy at the gym first. The water usally helps my body and lifts my mood.