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Jan 15, 2016 1:47 PM

K, earlier this week I had 2 incredible low pain days, but now I feel miserable. Am having panic attacks or C PTSD and can't really sleep. Had Gussie sleep next to me and I'm having incredible jaw pain, similar to about a year ago. I'm stressed too. My roommate is trying to apply for college and isn't in class today, my dad is working taxi night shift.

I'm hurting, slightly breakdown, and lost my bottle of DMSO. Feel sick, but it's just pain now, not a cold...help?

Jan 15, 2016 1:53 PM

Feretbandit I am sorry to hear that you are having such a difficult day. I can understand how much harder it is when you are alone and miserable. It's good that you have Gussie to snuggle with. Perhaps you can get hold of your Dad and ask him to pick you up a new bottle of DMSO. I wish that I could make it better for you. Maybe some deep breathing and turn on some music and doodle? I'm sending you positive vibes, lots of love and {{{Hugs}}} to make you feel better. I'm here Hon, hold my hand. It's going to be ok. πŸ’•πŸŒ»

Jan 15, 2016 3:09 PM

So sorry you are feeling this way. Not sure where you are, but I too am having a few miserable days. I think part of it is due to the weather change and for me current high stress in my life. I wish there was something I could offer to make you feel better. All I can offer is prayers and hugs. I hope things get better soon.

Jan 15, 2016 9:06 PM

Ferretbandit, I'm sorry you're having such a bad day. Do you think it's because of the weather changes? I'm sending gentle hugs & prayers you can find the DMSO, or your dad can replace it. Wishing you a better night & tomorrow. πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ’•

Jan 16, 2016 8:50 PM

Ferrit, I am sorry you are feeling bad. On top of that I feel bad for you that you are having panic attacks. If you are anything like me, you may want someone around when you have a panic attack because sometimes you get that overall sense of dread and doom and feel like you are going to die. We realize when it is over that it is irrational but it doesn't change it from happening during every episode. We could work on some self cognitive therapy. Identify what really makes you panic. I know some of the things that make me panic. But I think that there are a number of things that trigger a panic attack that I am not aware of. I truly feel for you on this one. I am sorry if I am putting my foot in my mouth on this one.

Jan 16, 2016 9:06 PM

Ferretbandit I am so sorry that you are going through. Try some deep breathing exercises as I discovered last month when I had my psychtic break. Sending you prayers had hugs. Hope you feel better soon.

Jan 18, 2016 1:14 AM

Thanks everyone. I've been having a lot on my mind, and for me, dealing with emotions is a slow process. I finally wrote something, and got it out. I feel so much better!

Always, yes, Gussie is great for me, always ready to cuddle. My dad did eventually find the missing DMSO. Hearing from you helped make things better.

Sapphire, yeah the weather change sucks. We're gong between sunny all day and buckets of rain that make my dog refuse to go outside (even to potty) for 14 hours straight.

Flappy, my mood is probably affected by weather. Thanks for thinking of me.

Profiler, thanks for understanding. Some days I really need someone by my side just to get through...stress, mostly. Lately my dog has been my biggest comfort, even though we are losing our house, will have to move, and my immediate family is being disowned by the rest. You designed the sense of doom and imminent death perfectly. I've identified some things that make me panic, but most are unavoidable or unknown.

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