Pain may be a part of your life now, but I hope too that you're learning to live with your pain and not your pain living with you. What does it mean to you to live with your pain? What can you do within your life to minimize the impact of your pain? What do you do to provide care for yourself during the times when your pain is trying to over take you? How are you managing with your pain?
Although we may each be living a pained life now, what is causing our pain will vary from person to person. We will all experience our diagnosis and pain differently, and what may help one person may not help the next. Please do not compare yourself, your life, or your illness, to anyone else. Your journey is as unique as you are. Learn what soothes you and calms you and most importantly, educate yourself. With knowledge comes power and that power is to live your life to the best of your abilities every day.
So...I ask you again....how are things going? If you're saying not too good, may I ask what you're going to do about that?