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Sep 15, 2015 2:35 PM

...life's a nightmare. My pain has gotten even higher, may fatigue even worse and my organisation is in the s**tter. On top of that my old school didn't transfer any of my SEN stuff over so I'm having too (my old school was great for grades awful for everything else). My life is crumbling. I need to go to school and do all c the other stuff I do otherwise I have no future because without an education trees services and labour and I can't do either.
My nw school is amazing as is everything else but my pain is just so high

Sep 15, 2015 3:33 PM

I'm so sorry you're having to suffer through all this, and its stolen your childhood away! I wish there was something I could do, some referral, something, that would make it easier on you. All I can say is, don't give up hope that your docs will find a way to get a handle on your pain. I wish you a really good school year! I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏🌼

Sep 15, 2015 3:47 PM

Tiredinpain, I dont want to minimize your problems because you sound like you have like you have a lot on your plate but can it be that is because you are tired and in pain that this is so much worse than it is. Feeling overwhelmed. This totally sounds like this is beyond your control. Maybe I don't understand. I thought there would be someone would understand your situation.. But you are not looking for someone to solve your problems. You are looking for someone to listen. And that is what we are here for. I am sorry you feel this way. Sometimes pain makes our problems seem so much more biggler, not that they are big. but they to become more problematic because of the added difficulties. I hope you find some relief to make it a little easier to get what you need accomplished. My best wishes to you.

Sep 15, 2015 8:04 PM

I'm so sorry you're having to deal with this. I had a similar situation last semester, and if not for my dad, I would be a drop out by now. My roommate is trying to get her math credits switched internationally, which is stressful. I'd guess it's a similar situation?
All I can say is, try not to push yourself too hard. At my school, it seemed like everyone else believed in me more than I did. One teacher, whose spouse has chronic pain, eventually told me not to do the final project (confluence) because "...the stress is killing you."
They were right. Still, everything is hard. Even if it's just trying to remember what class is next, or staring into space because of pain.
I think you and I both worry about our future more than other students. I know I need to graduate, I'd I want to go to college or get an average boring job. I know I need to stay in school, so I have a chance to do internships during high school. Then, there's the fact that many scholarships are based on grades.I think about all that on a daily basis, but I'm working not to.
Good luck with school!

Sep 15, 2015 8:19 PM

I'm 15, I'm being homeschooled with struggle so I know how you feel. Especially when everyone my age is getting As in Maths and doing physics in college, and all the while being free and acting like a healthy teenager. But let me tell you this. Let it ingrain in your mind that you seriously have your whole life ahead of you, and that qualifications and school work can amount to nothing. I learnt that from so many people. Ok, qualifications matter to a certain extent, but you can take exams, go to college, do an online course anytime in your life! I know so many people who are very intelligent, but haven't been able to continue or finish school. They still have future study plans, some of them high achieving plans. Illness does not define you. I've learnt that the hard way, trust me.

Nov 15, 2015 10:12 AM

Thank you for all of your insights. I'm going to PM you all in a minute

Nov 15, 2015 10:28 AM

Elise you don't have the new version of the app so ill reply here. I know what you mean, I've learnt this the hard way too but I still worry. I went from doing 14 GCSEs to doing 6 ( 1 above the very minimum). Unfortunately for some illness does define them, for me it certainly has a big impact. I can barely do anything anymore and the ironic thing is when I had my accident I had just started getting my life together and then it got tore away, by the sounds of my doctors and the feeling inside me, possibly forever

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