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We're all sick 😷 of my pain

Oct 16, 2016 10:54 AM

Yesterday I missed my nephews birthday 🎉 and today I feel worse. I try to keep my pain to myself the best I can. I don't want anyone to think 💭 I'm using my fibromyalgia as a excuse for anything, including feeling sorry 😐 for me. But my husband can always tell just by 👂 hearing the way I'm breathing. I worry him so much and I don't like him to go to work wondering if 🙂 okay.

I'm so sick of my pain and the many other symptoms I have to deal with everyday. I'm tired 😴 of the way my husband worries about me and I'm also tired of the way people look at me when I bring my pain up. I'm a strong 💪🏻 woman but sometimes I just want to scream and cry 😭 about it. I want to throw a tantrum and get it all out. But I can't because I care to much about what other people will think 💭 of me. I don't want to be seen as manipulative using my pain as a excuse to get attention or to get my way. I just wish I could be myself.

Oct 16, 2016 11:49 AM

I can see where your coming from exactly. And I know what your trying to do. I tried and did do the same thing your doing well before my diagnosis and even for a while after it. What I've learned from the wonderful people here is that it's ok to care for yourself first. In fact you need to. Doing kind things for yourself will help your pain in the long run.
Your husband is always gonna worry about you. He loves you. I'm happy to hear that you have a caring husband to tens to you. Be thankful for that. Enjoy that and love that or him. I hope this helps u a little.

Oct 16, 2016 12:23 PM

Thank you for your response. Sometimes I forget how lucky 🍀 I am.

Oct 16, 2016 10:10 PM

I know it's hard no matter how much support you may have the fact still remains that u are suffering so I do understand how you feel and the concern yiu have. Yiu don't want pitty you want love support and understanding..

Oct 16, 2016 10:36 PM

I can relate to this post. I have people in my life mostly family who do not understand the daily struggles that I have to go through just to even get out of bed some days. I have to remind myself to think my husband for his compassion and understanding. I don't want pity from people and I don't want them to treat me differently what I would really like is for people to understand that there will be days that I cannot attend functions because the simple task of getting in a car and driving somewhere sends me into horrible pain. I've always been told that people will not understand the pain that you are going through unless they themselves experience it as well. After 3 years and counting of going through pain that is worse then child labor without an epidural I have learned that statement is very true. Just embrace the love and concern that your husband has and just remind yourself that he worries because he loves you and deep down inside he probably hates the pain you're going through and I'm sure if he could take it away he would.

Oct 16, 2016 11:00 PM

Exactly. For years I would say is not wish this life on anyone. But more infer bear down the easier it is to say. Yea.give then a taste of our like and treat them the was they treat us. And let's have talk...ha

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