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Jan 26, 2017 10:17 AM

As I've struggled to get my pants on then struggle to get my shoes on, I've wished I could share my pain for just a couple of minutes with those who surround me. Some do support, some try but don't really get it. I just wish they could feel what I feel for about 5 minutes. Boy would things change.

Jan 26, 2017 10:51 AM

They have to experience it firsthand, sadly. (((Hugs))) love & prayers you have a good day! 🙂💕🙏🌸

Jan 26, 2017 6:15 PM

It's hard for healthy people to understand, but the good people try.

Jan 26, 2017 7:52 PM

There are certain people I would like to share mine with, especially the fatigue and fibro fog, so they would understand that it's not in my head.....my doctors, pain nurse (even tho she's a pain nurse she doesn't really understand and keeps telling me to reduce my meds!) and some of my family....especially my dad!!!

Jan 26, 2017 9:28 PM

Yes! My boyfriend really tries to understand what I'm going through (and I appreciate and love him very much for it), but I feel that unless you've been through chronic pain, you can't really understand how much it impacts your life.

Jan 27, 2017 11:24 AM

MapleTree, maybe this site's letter would be helpful to share with others...

The link didn't work so I deleted and posted below. 🙂💕🙏🌸

Jan 27, 2017 6:59 PM

Thanks everyone. Today was a tough one. I think today is probably the first time I've asked myself if I am gonna feel like this everyday, can I handle it. I'm a VERY VERY VERY positive person. So I'm just waiting for myself to come up with the answer that I can usually find. Still, those who surround me have no clue. I'm a bit bitter about it right now but I keep telling myself they can't help it. I feel useless. My son asked me to do a load of laundry so he can wear his warm up jersey for his teams recognition at a game tomorrow night. I was angry and told him he can do it himself. Ugh. That's not me. So my point is...who is winning right now. Not me.

Jan 28, 2017 9:02 AM

Sending you gentle (((hugs))), love & prayers! 🙂💕🙏🌸

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