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Apr 05, 2016 4:12 PM

Today I was told that my pain is no worse than stubbing a toe, then when I went to show then the McGill pain scale, I was told that it is a lie.
I'm so with people.

Apr 05, 2016 5:39 PM

What the heck!!!! Who told u this? That awful!

Apr 05, 2016 5:46 PM

People really don't want to believe it's possible to be in so much pain when technology should be able to help you because we are "so advanced". I'm sorry but there will always be people like this and I get over it by thinking maybe one day they will get a chronic problem or their child will and then maybe they will understand because you can't make them until they feel it themselves or through someone they truly love.

Apr 05, 2016 8:36 PM

They apparently have no idea what chronic pain feels like!

Apr 05, 2016 10:52 PM

I'm so sorry! That sucks. Have had similar things happen, and they stick with me...

Apr 05, 2016 11:45 PM

BlazedKitty,
Thank you for sharing your frustration.
It is unfortunate that you have pain. I will not deny what you are saying. It is frustrating when people compare situations to yours. The pain is your pain, it can be nasty, limiting and exhausting. Please remind yourself to be kind to your hurting and challenging body and mind.
You are not alone. We are here listening and for added support.
Beets

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