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Dec 08, 2015 9:23 PM

There has been going on that has been twisting my nerves into beyond a pretzel, if that's possible. Between my significant other driving me batty with pressure and one of the doctors playing head games and now defamation of character I'm losing my mind.

I haven't slept in days, I don't know where to turn or what to do. I'm just lost.

Dec 08, 2015 9:44 PM

Hang in there, it's rough I'm sure. Just remember were here for you.

Dec 08, 2015 10:44 PM

When I get to those days where the pain is too much and I don't feel like I can take much more, I put on some relaxing music and do yoga. I know it may not sound like much but after putting lavander oil in my diffuser and doing the few poses my body can handle I do end up feeling quite better. I hope you are able to have some peace of mind knowing you being at a higher stress level will never help you, even though it's easy to let yourself get there with everything going on around you. I really hope you stay in your remission and feel better! I'm sending positive vibes your way!

Dec 12, 2015 1:45 PM

Thank you both. Thursday I was told I was being transferred to another practice; which I feel is wrong, but may also help in one way. I just don't know anymore. I did take a vacation day yesterday & this Monday to try to figure things out.

Dec 13, 2015 8:44 AM

Annie- the new doc may be more helpful. I would also request that he sends you to a specialist like a neurologist if you feel it's nerve related. Good luck to you!

Dec 16, 2015 4:55 AM

Annie just know that you are truly not alone. The Lord is standing right beside you just trust in him and let him carry you through this rough patch. Your Chronic Pain family is here for you also, so lean on us too. Sending prayers and hugs.

Dec 23, 2015 10:38 AM

Anniesgt, I'm just seeing this message. I hope you've been able to destress since you posted. I also use music as a way to get calm & quiet. Hopefully the transfer to a different clinic will be a blessing in disguise. You're in my thoughts & prayers. (((Hugs))) πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸŽ„

Dec 23, 2015 11:39 AM

Annie, I have been feeling overwhelmed and having nerve flares, too. My family is having issues, there's plenty of stress, I probably need to go see my primary doc because I fell and hit my head recently. Totally understand feeling lost. Is there anyone who makes you really happy to be around, like a close friend? It has to be hard when you have pressure from your significant other.

One of my best friends has helped me, because with her life stays simple. We both are okay with wherever conversation goes, and she's been there for me through everything, and I've been with her for as much as I can.

The other thing to try if you're already down, is just do something small. I like to think of Eeyore, and how although usually sad and depressed, he had the most fun at his birthday when Pooh gave him a "useful pot to put things in" and piglet gave him a popped baloon. He was just so happy to have something small to do, and I get the same way when I'm overwhelmed.

If you're an artist, doodle, paint, color. If you like music, play the piano or guitar or just listen to your favorite band. I like dancing, just a couple songs, or yoga. It just depends on you. I don't really have energy (like many of us) to go out to the mall, or to big events much of the time, so the little things have to be fun. Sometimes that just means watching Buffy or My Little Pony or a comedy.

I'm sorry you're going through do much right now. Wishing you the best through everything, even when life just sucks sometimes. ❀❀❀

Dec 23, 2015 11:45 AM

OMG, Ferretbandit!! That is exactly why I love Eeyore!! When you quoted the birthday scene and the popped balloon, etc.. It brought me right back to my childhood when I saw it for the first time... I still love watching Pooh. What a great thing to think about.. Thanks!!πŸ˜πŸ’•

Dec 23, 2015 3:00 PM

Me too! Eeyore & Piglet have always been my favorite. πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Dec 23, 2015 3:14 PM

Flappsy, I think we should have a DNA test!! LOL!! πŸ˜œπŸ˜πŸ’•

Dec 23, 2015 3:19 PM

Hi everyone, I really haven't been on much; my fault.
I'm still not where I want to be, but I'm working on getting the re.
Thank you everyone for your support. I have transferred out of the practice i worked in and have started in a new practice. Hopefully that will help some of my stress level.
FlappysLady, I have used the "calm" app and site; which is helping.
Ferretbandit, Winnie-the-Pooh was my favorite growing up! And I always loved eeyore! Thank you for the reminder.
Tonight we closed early, now to rest the eyes & head...body I'm ready to give up on.
Staying strong! Have a great night, and stay strong

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