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Young People Who Feel Old

Apr 19, 2017 1:12 PM

I have had chronic pain since I was about 10. I am now 17 but it often feels like I'm 70. It's hard for me to believe that there is any such thing as a "healthy person" I always have dealt with health issues whether mental or physical and most people I've met have had mental problems or it has just never come up. Sometimes I catch myself talking about my pain and wondering if I'm just being dramatic. Can anyone else relate?

Apr 19, 2017 1:23 PM

Yes have had the same tho Im now 32 feel 302 at times.

Apr 19, 2017 7:08 PM

Hello, I have recently been diagnosed with crps and the chronic pain sucks! How have you been dealing with your pain?

Apr 19, 2017 7:17 PM

Honestly most anything I do doesn't help at all so I try to just not move.

Apr 19, 2017 7:21 PM

That's how I have been dealing with my pain too. The doctors keep telling me to move but some days there is just no way that is happening. I feel like people don't believe that I hurt and it is hard to move or even put my socks and shoes on being 26 years old. You are strong for keeping g it together for 7 years.

Apr 19, 2017 7:31 PM

Thanks. And yeah I end up complaining a lot. Adding to anxiety honestly about me being annoying. But it honestly helps me get through to complain.

Apr 19, 2017 7:36 PM

Don't think you are ever annoying someone talking about your pain. I have learned that the people that love you and appreciate you are the best people to tell about your pain. I tell people around me how I feel visually, it helps them understand better. Today I told my wife I feel that I have a burning for being shove through my funny Bone all the way to my hand. It helped her understand how intense my pain is getting.

Apr 19, 2017 7:37 PM

Burning rod being shoved*

Apr 20, 2017 10:49 AM

I had a field trip yesterday with a lot of walking. It's playing hell with my hips today.

Apr 20, 2017 12:40 PM

Did you have fun on the field trip? Are you laying down or just sitting because of the pain?

Apr 20, 2017 12:43 PM

The field trip was alright. Unfortunately I'm still in high school and being hounded about my attendance so I still had to come. Luckily it's mostly just sitting and then walking between classes. We have a school clinic but I've gone down there so often for pain killers the lady keeps giving me funny looks like she thinks I'm an addict or something.

Apr 20, 2017 12:46 PM

Lol dang well have you told the lady what your going through?

Apr 20, 2017 1:23 PM

I fully can relate. My mental health gets the best of me but I try to over power it . 😊 hang in there . Message me if you ever need to talk. . 🤗ss

Apr 20, 2017 3:14 PM

I just decided to start an alias twitter account specifically for me to vent about pain and stuff. It's called @Spoonie_Angel if you feel like following.

Apr 20, 2017 3:17 PM

Survivor09 I told her but addicts will say anything so idk what telling her will do.

Apr 20, 2017 3:39 PM

@ Hoovilocky. I think that's a great idea to do a twitter account to help support eachother. I am going to make one just for all of us

Apr 20, 2017 9:12 PM

I will make a Twitter and follow you.

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