I Am In Constant Pain, Every Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    Unholy Trinity

    I know from long experience that chronic pain -and the resulting sleeplessness- can lead to depression. And depression can intensify pain symptoms. And now I've found a third complicating factor: poverty. I hurt myself at work three years ago -ruptured two discs in my neck...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Nov 11, 2009


    I work part time, however in chonic pain from the RA  I am just ready to give up, eventhough its so tempting since the winter months are the worst for me and soon it will be here, to move in with my son and his wife and little girl. When do you give up to RA is there a right or...
    ryanann ryanann
    1 Response Aug 12, 2011

    An Update To My Ordeal....

    Today, I was greeted by the mailman at  my door saying he had a package for me...After putting the package down...he handed me my regular mail and in that small bundle of mail was my Disability "letter of benefits granted".!!!!!!!!! I dropped to the floor in tears after...
    Clanman Clanman
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2010

    I Have A Failed Back

        I have had five surgeries to my lower back at L5-S1... The first operation was considered non-invasive, but it was a significantly difficult recovery involving 3-4 months of laying on my back 50 minutes an hour!  The procedure was deemed a faliure...
    Clanman Clanman
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    The Pain Of It

    I had a work accident that has caused my both feet to pain when ever i walk on them , and have had to put up with it for 3yrs now, and so walking and standing is a painful experiance everyday, plus i have oain in my back from the accident and both just get worse as time moves...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2010

    Its The Arthritis

    most days Im achey and in pain. Its ok once I reach for the painkillers.
    blondiesindy blondiesindy
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 19, 2011


    Just when I thought this pain that has took over my whole being couldn't get worse, it has. Having diabetes then, spine problems now my nerves have gone crazy. I dream that my feet are gone sometimes and I am so happy, looking at no feet because I dream the pain is gone, but...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta
    51-55, F
    May 2, 2012

    It Comes And Goes

    Every day, I am in pain to some extent. I don't know what causes it. It strikes my joints randomly, usually in my hands and feet. Tonight it is my hands, ankles, and my right hip. Some days it is barely noticeable. I feel almost normal. Other days it is worse, and I can hardly...
    WolfEloin WolfEloin
    26-30, F
    Feb 3, 2013

    I wake up, live my life,

    Nd go to sleep in physical and mental pain. How do i cope, one may ask? Marijuana. I still work full time and yet I am still unhappy. I take painkillers yet my body is alway aching. I used to take drugs every day now i smoke medicinal pot to numb myself. I need a healthier...
    ibstraange ibstraange
    Feb 4, 2014

    I cannot ******* do this tonight.

    I hate this. I cant cope anymore.
    alaskamxrie alaskamxrie
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 21, 2014
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