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Lygia

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Hello, I'm 36 in chronic pain but still need to function enough to do basic things. Like shopping, cleaning etc any tips or little secrets you've found work would be awesome.

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    • Equilibrium

      522d

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    • Equilibrium

      522d

      I do things in 5 min intervals. As my back gives out or goes into spasm. Learn to take it slow it's not a race

    • Ohad2

      697d

      I found an exercise which really helps me, it's called Cobra strech, try Google it, it's a life changer for me

    • Catastrophe

      710d

      I just take it slow. Do my laundry often, so I don't have much to lift. I keep my house very clean as I attend to things right away, so it doesn't build up. You just don't want to overwhelm yourself. Also, learn to accept help. That's a hard one for me. But when friends or neighbors offer to do something for me, I say yes!

    • Sleak67

      711d

      I use alternative medicine and infuse my own thc/cbd espon salts salves ect

    • Lygia

      713d

      Honestly I'm to the point I might just have to do the pickup for my shopping. I'm in the same boat with cooking and cleaning. I'm in physical therapy right now. I'm disabled I can't work. Can't sit stand for to long. Can't drive far. I'm glad you're able to still work some. And go on walks

    • fleshpit

      713d

      I've been using the pickup option for shopping. You don't have to get out of the car. Ceiling fans are always off(causes more pain). I do my cleaning in 10 minute increments. I don't cook huge meals anymore (being on my feet for too long causes more pain). I can't do most exercises anymore, so i go for walks every couple days. I use Epsom salt in my bath. The only kind of work I've been able to do is Independent contracting with Uber, Instacart and Door dash.

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