I used to say that all the time! Then one day it hit me. When I say that, I'm giving the control of my ability to do things in my life, to my pain. HUH! I had stopped making future plans because I wasn't sure how I would be feeling.
Does anyone know how they will be feeling in a week from now? a month from now? No. No one knows.
Don't give up on your life because you don't know how you will experience your pain in a week from now, or even days from now. Live your life for you. Not your pain.
All we can do is provide ourselves with the best tools possible to manage our pain when we feel it. Oh!...we need to use them too.
So...fill your calendar with things that you can look forward to and be positive about. It will help keep you on top of your pain, instead of being under it.