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Give in occasionally but never give up 😏

Hi all 😊

Bit of a mixed bag this week pain wise and been pushing myself to get Christmas ready. Today (after a horrendous night awake in pain) I thought I would pick my battle's and rest. I remain positive for a better night and hopefully be out of bed tomorrow.

It is OK to rest take time out get the pain under control stay on top!! The scariest thing about severe pain is the feeling of loosing control. Trying to hide from it does not work I find distraction works at times. So I will give in listen to my body but I will NOT give up looking for ways to improve my quality of life.

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Good for you !!!!!!!

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Winniepooh1976. I whole heartedly agree with you, this morning I awoke in one of a hell of a painful state, lower back, neck and shoulders, hands wrist and elbows, hips knees and ankles, "O" yes and the head master mind of my problems, so now I got the unaiminmaul task of sorting myself out of this painful mess. So yes you are spot on with your comments. Hermes.

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Hi Hermes123 sorry you have had a bad time of it hope things are improved now for you. It is so so hard to push past pain Especially when your tired. I think what helps me stay strong is making my bad days in some way less awful. I might read or watch a boxset or just try my tens.

I also try to think of how I am not alone others are suffering too and thinking of a bad day as a management of pain day. It makes me feel like it is a productive not wasted day.

Saying this some days are really hard I feel resentment and jealous of non pain sufferers with chronic pain. It really is a mixed bag !!

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Hi Winnie pooh1976. I can see just where your coming from, except feeling resentment towards none pain sufferers, I never thought of it in that way, to much to contend with thinking of myself. really having a bad time right now need to see my doctor, my problem is where do I start my neck my shoulders, elbows wrist or hands or my low spine or the hips especially the right hip its hell, my knees keep popping out as well as my ankle giving away when I walk, they are all priorities, but if as in the past I get a problem sorted what guarantee is there I will be any better off. A while back I had my elbows and hand operated on, improved one part , but made the other much worse, at present absolutely shattered, cannot sleep at night have to sleep in a reclining chair during the day. On maximum pain relief drugs, I don't know who called them that, if anyone was to see me they would say I looked fine, "O" how outwardly appearances can be deceiving. for now I will try to carry on the fight I keep immersing myself in project, but the fight is between concentration and the pain. Hermes123.

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Good idea here in USA 🇺🇸 MASSACHUSETTS we had snow yesterday last it turned to ice and all of New England is covered in 1/4” of ice and now it ice raining. Sounds like fun NOT because it’s going to turn to ice again.

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Hi ssdw1958 the snow is pretty but causes massive hurdles when too much falls. I hate the cold weather much prefer the sun but the UK doesn't get much unfortunately!! Although here in Hull it is pretty mild right now bit of rain. Hope the weather improves for you.

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