Hi! I have been dealing with chronic pain for a long time. Lately I feel that It has been impacting me emotionally much more than it used to. I am looking for strategies to manage this and wondering if anyone has ideas
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
I struggle with this all the time too. Sometimes I wonder how I can keep going on with this. Something that I need to make sure I'm always doing is not pushing myself too far if I can avoid it. The more I'm in pain and uncomfortable, and the more intense it is, the harder it is to cope. The other thing I think about is that I only have one life to live - maybe I did get unlucky and there's more bad than good. But once it's over, that's it, so I should appreciate the little joys in life while I'm here. Sometimes that helps me a bit to cope in the moment, just reminding myself that
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