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Why I've been MIA

Nov 20, 2016 5:44 PM

Usually i'd be on here leaving comment and posts.

For i little while i didn't want anything to remind me of pain.
I've recently been told I'll be in pain for the rest of my life and it was very upsetting for me.

I don't know how to deal.
How does everyone gey through this?

Nov 20, 2016 6:34 PM

Just learning myself...it's mentally draining. I hope someone has some tips to help.

Nov 20, 2016 6:51 PM

MKnight, it's a process. You have to make the conscious decision that your pain is not going to define you, that you have to listen to your body and make adjustments to your routines and try to find the gifts before you each and every day. It's not easy, it takes time but one step, one moment, one day at a time.. {{{Hugs}}}💕

Nov 21, 2016 2:05 PM

To be honest you will go through the fives stages of grief on your way to learning this new way of living. I won't lie to you and say it will be easy because it most likely won't be. But you will make it there! Don't give up as we are all here to help you find things that help with this new reality we all have found ourselves in.

I have days where all I want to do is crawl back into bed and pretend the world doesn't exist, but somehow I drag my bum out and face whatever that day holds for me. It all feels worth it when one of my great nieces or nephews smiles at me, gives me a hug, or says I Love You.

Find the little things that make you smile and focus on those during the bad days.

Nov 21, 2016 8:36 PM

Well, when I realized it I separated my life, just like thinking of school, you had grade, middle, high then college, then single then married. So I took that same approach of before, learning, then now the new normal. It is grieving, you have to put the past away, and be determined to accept you new life. Before I blogged I wrote several letters to my old self, some were pity, some were pissed, some were being thankful, some were my wishes for others, then some were thanking the parts of my body that felt good. Those to the better parts of my body made me realize that just maybe 10% of my body were my issue. Even on the days that I thought I d rather check out I started searching my body forr just a small part to feel good, it might have just been my ear lobe but damn it felt good and I celebrated it.

Nov 22, 2016 2:59 PM

Poor thing 1 day at a time! Make your life priority over anything else because if your not as close to 100 💯 you can't be there for anyone or anything else! Hugs and positive vibes!

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