I've been dealing with Chronic Pain for several years. It's annoying. It's sometimes excruciating. It interferes with every single thing I do:
Sleeping, sitting, walking
standing, bending, turning around,
showering, getting dressed or styling my hair,
reading a book, cooking, gardening, crafting, and more--much more.
Of late, it interferes the most with my writing. There's no energy left in me after battling to get out of bed, fix a bowl of cereal and take my medicines and supplements. As time has passed, I've learned my limitations. I've accepted them. Others have a harder time accepting them--or understanding them.
It began with what some would call "normal" aches. It's complicated. The article below explains it as perfectly as I can imagine trying to describe. I find it difficult to read one sentence and not be able to relate to it. If you know someone or love someone who suffers from chronic pain... please read the link below. Share it with others. It helps to know people understand-- even though they cannot physically help or change a thing. selahV