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In so much pain after being verbally attacked last night

Sep 04, 2015 5:57 AM

So yesterday on my Facebook I kept seeing the picture of the poor little Syrian boy and that's something I struggled with seeing because all I can see is my niece in his place so I requested for my friends to not share the picture in the future as I can't help but get sick or upset when seeing that poor little lamb on his own, I just think they could have shared a different pic? Well a few didn't agree with me which I didn't expect everyone to as we're all individuals and we have our own beliefs but what I did expect for them to respect what I requested. Anyway it ended up with one of the ladies blocking me and removing me from a fibromyalgia group just for requesting something on my own profile.
It absolutely upset me and so I've had an extremely bad and long night which in turn has caused me to be in so much pain today.... I hate that my conditions do this to when I get stressed Or upset it makes me feel as though my body's on fire 😒😒😒😒
Sorry for my rant everyone xxxx

Sep 04, 2015 9:33 AM

Stress like that is a huge pain trigger. I find all my emotions play a huge roll in my level of pain. I've never been a depressed person till pain took control. And I agree with you with that picture. I'm a little shocked tgat media would have released it considering .

Sep 04, 2015 12:39 PM

Sorry you had that happen. If seems like there should be some compassion towards emotions, especially in a diagnosis based support group.
I know I've left groups because many posts felt like they were minimizing my experience, or saying things about how teens can't possibly understand pain. That's different though, because I got a choice.
I have, in the past, stayed up all night just from seeing something through media. Other people seem numb, but I automatically think "what if..." "am I safe?" "How could anyone do that..." and then it just spirals.

Sep 04, 2015 12:46 PM

VintageButterly, never be sorry for the way you feel or having a rant. That's what this community is for. I'm so sorry that you were blocked from a fibro page just because you asked for them not to share a photo. I find that very sad. I know when I'm stressed, it kicks my pain into high gear and it's a nightmare. I'm sending you {{{{Hugs}}}} to make you feel better and I hope you can relax and get some relief. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»

Sep 04, 2015 1:21 PM

Thank you everyone nice to know I'm not alone in my thoughts of that photo of the poor little lamb.
The thing is I never posted requesting about it on the group only on my own profile that's the stupid thing!!
Thankfully I have my own fibromyalgia Facebook group and also a personal blog group too so I will be putting all my thoughts on there from now on!!
I always feel guilty for ranting and I don't know why lol
Love to you all and sending prayers for you all xxxxx πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌ

Sep 04, 2015 10:00 PM

Vintagebutterfly, we all need to rant and release stress. That poor lamb! I heard about it on the radio but didn't see it until the news this morning. I'd like to kick whoever was responsible for letting the poor thing get in such shape, right in the seat of their pants! If I were on FB, I wouldn't have wanted others sharing that photo of anything like it. If they blocked you because of your request, consider yourself lucky. It shows you were blessed with compassion and they weren't. It's their loss for losing you from their group! Hugs.... πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Sep 05, 2015 2:29 AM

VintageButterfly, I hope you don't think I am insensitive because I would never desire to be. But we don't get to pick our families. Many times when it comes to pain, our families may not be the best in showing empathy because they deal with it all the time and they to get tired of dealing with it even though they don't have to suffer the pain.
But with a support group, we seek them primarily for that empathy and compassion we desire and need. We are making a new family out of need. We pick them. It seems to me that you have found out that this is not a dependable family for you. Yes there may be a few people you will miss there but if parts of the family bring you down, it is going to make you suffer. Stick to a family who is careful with your feeling but is also honest with you when you need them to be to help you. Not critical but caring. Best wishes to you. Sorry for your experience. That would cause me pain to, mentally and physically.

Sep 05, 2015 7:17 AM

Hey there, Profiler. I haven't had the pleasure of speaking to you in a while. I hope you are well and that your pain is manageable. Been thinking of you. I saw you posted concerning your wife and a dx of fibro. I'm so sorry I saw it so late. I would have been there for you and tried to help with whatever info I could. Sending hugs your way and prayers for a blessed and beautiful day.πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»

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