5 thoughts on “Hurtful Comments and Chronic Pain

  • May 20, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Although I try to be understanding when people are hateful…especially the health professionals we rely on…sometimes the pain has so exhausted me both physically and psychologically that I simply don’t have the strength to keep my calm.

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  • May 20, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    Hey, that came together really well, Tracy! Thank you for writing this article. I’m happy to have been a part of it, and I really appreciate how you wove your words and mine together. Well done.

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  • September 18, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    I have lived with chronic pain for the last 17 yrs’, I have a degenerative bone deisease, my insurance will not cover most of the thing’s I may need as medical care I have had 7 surgerie’s in the last 4 yrs, not to meantion previous operation’s,i am on med’s and finished chemo six moth’s ago. bad side affect’s @ time’s I want to give up, but I am a fighter, I cry easy, angry and frustrated, depressed, and a basket case, only few understand and I mean few. help me I need it

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    • August 26, 2016 at 2:34 pm

      That’s terrible that your insurance won’t cover most of the care you need. You might want to contact the insurance commissioner in your state and see if you can appeal it and/or file an official grievance.

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  • August 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    I believe that often people don’t think before they open their mouth. Some statements are insensitive any way you look at it and the person who is saying them lacks empathy for one reason or another. The world would be a whole lot nicer if everyone would just follow the Golden Rule. If they really gave it some thought I think they wouldn’r say half the stuff they say.

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