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Seriously Sick of Stress

Jan 21, 2016 9:03 PM

Okay, I kind of need a vent. My teeth are wreaking havoc on my body right now, it's about the same amount of pain as my first semester of high school. Not as awful as CRPS, but it's a close second.
Ah, the wonders of hallucinations, insomnia, and falling over. I'm really sick of this. My damned teeth come in sssslllllooooowwww (as in 9 year old kids often have lost more teeth) and painfully.
At the same time, we are officially about to lose my house and possibly my dog. My closest spoonie friend is home schooling because of physical issues, which I understand but is hard not to see her.
My family says my dad should be working full time, but should also be providing full time support to my bully of a sister. I mean, what the heck are they thinking? Kicking us out and then saying "you should give her more attention!" My dad and I are burnt out, but she's just getting up to fight.
She, one of her friends, and get (kinda) boyfriend are all being lonely suicidal in conversations and I just wish they'd talk to more than just each other.
The dogs are still wonderful, but sadly only one week is left of J term. I also had to stay behind today because my vision was so bored by pain that I couldn't see the traffic signals and could have been hit by cars multiple times. Ugh.
So yeah. Any advice on how to deal with the stress???

Jan 21, 2016 9:43 PM

I'm so sorry all this is hitting at once. Take it one step at a time. Breathe deep and slow to relax. Push your sister and her friends from your mind, because you don't need to be drawn into their drama. Focus on you, your dad, and your dog. Do things that help you relax. I'm sending hugs & prayers. I wish I knew somewhere you and your dad could go with your dog. It breaks my heart to know you're facing all this! πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ’•

Jan 22, 2016 10:15 AM

Ferretbandit, Flappsy has given you very good advice. I know it's hard with your sister and the fact that she's right there, but you need to focus on YOU. She's right, you don't need to be pulled into their drama. It has already proven that it's a futile effort to try to help her yourself and with your Dad. You need to take a step back from her. I don't understand why they are kicking you out. It's very sad to me.. If I lived near I would take you AND your dog in. Try the relaxation techniques that work for you and breathe.. Snuggle your dog, listen to music, doodle, whatever to distract you. If you can, lay down for a bit and close your eyes. Sending you gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers for a better day. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

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