acatalepsy

200d

I’m really scared of getting older. I’m 23 and I have chronic health conditions (both mental and physical).
My body “looks great” but when you take a closer look and see how my body feels… it’s a whole different story. I don’t have the right resources or income to really take care of myself.
I used to be really suicidal and I never thought I’d live past 20. Now I’m past that point and instead of being young and healthy I’m young and in chronic pain. People have all the expectations of me cause of my age.
I don’t know what to do.

Generalized pain

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  • Doglover25006

    200d

    I’m 25 with chronic pain, depression, cPTSD, and limited financial resources that force me to choose what I can and can’t do to take care of myself. I’m happy to listen anytime and share how I navigate my journey as is helpful for you. DM me anytime

    • acatalepsy

      200d

      thank you 🙏

  • EG

    200d

    I don't know if this will help but it is interesting to wonder if you are going to pass a certain age and when you do, it is a miracle. So you start wondering, what is my purpose in life? Obviously, we are here for a reason. Men can't answer that complex question so I tried God and yes I go through days with so much pains and aches but I also see that it is blessing in disguise. People want to know how to overcome adversity and everyday life. On those few days of remission, do something good or positive for people and be a blessing to them. Your mindset will change, your life completely will change and you will start to notice that life has new meaning and purpose. Hope it gets better for you. Believe it!

  • Belugabear

    200d

    I’m almost 22 with many chronic conditions, I understand. I’ve learned that I’m happier when I’m making some sort of progress. Whether it’s in my education, health journey, or even personal growth. It doesn’t matter what you’re progressing, just keep trying to move foreword. Sometimes progress is just surviving the day! But be proud of everything you do. Message me any time if you need to talk!

    • acatalepsy

      200d

      I appreciate that 💕

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