I Live In Chronic Pain and Anxiety

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    Faking A Smile......

    I am 39, when I was 13 I fell off of a horse preparing for a horse show and broke my back. I was so worried about the "then" little did I know it would effect my entire life! I now am in excrutiating pain daily. I am on the highest dose opioid patch, Butrans Patch/ 20 mcg/hr. I...
    itsjustmesunshines itsjustmesunshines
    36-40, F
    Apr 11, 2012

    Oh the Joy.

    here's basically how it goes. my body is in pain. i go to various doctors. the doctors can't figure out why the pain is there, much less how to make it to go away. this makes me frustrated and anxious.  the anxiety actually causes more pain. and the cycle...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Jan 8, 2008
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