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The pain of asking for help

Sep 09, 2017 8:02 PM

I dont know about you all but in addition to our pain I have to deal with the emotional pain of knowing I need help especially with money. So when a situatiom happens and they know I med help it becomes a huge thing. Just makes me want to shut down and say anything. I thoughr if they heard from the Dr up front it would make it easier. But I suppose that was dumb. I know money don't grow on trees I'm not expecting miracles. But it would be nice to have a little compassion .

Sep 09, 2017 8:04 PM

You are not alone. Just try to remember you cannot change a person or a situation but you can change your reaction to it. 🤗

Sep 10, 2017 7:26 AM

If there's one thing this disease of fibromyalgia has taught me is more compassion. I feel for others more deeply now. Asking for financial is certainly a humbling experience but as lat said you can only change your reaction to it. The less stressful reaction the less pain. I pray they have more compassion for you and you get the help you need.

Sep 10, 2017 9:44 PM

Completely understand that feeling all too well. 😊😊 I agree with what @LAT is saying. It took me years to accept that I can only change myself and how I react to things 🤗🤗 pm anytime

Sep 12, 2017 4:21 AM

Are you on disability? If so they have advocacy available. If not, then get disability atty.

Sep 12, 2017 1:35 PM

I'm on process of applying and currently waiting on my decision letter. What is the advocacy? Is it a program for placements or what services are available.

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