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What works for you to give yourself a little break? I’m presently researching family history from the comfort of my recliner.
Hello, Sandytoes! My name is Clubohara! Distraction from pain…I make sure I have “stations” set up – I have beading, reading, coloring, puzzles, movies, etc all around the house so I can move from project to project – keeping busy, doing crafts or watching comedy keeps my mind off the pain.
Thanks for the welcome. I have a great husband, wonderful animals that calm me. Ice cream, most specifically Blue Bunny Mini ice cream cones (with caramel). I try to take my mind of of it with coloring. I started this before it became a fad.
I am working with a good doctor to wean me off the medication very slowly. I should not have sounded as if I didn’t appreciate my doctor. Unfortunately he changed groups and they wanted him to wean me down more quickly. It is my greatest wish to get completely off.
Oh happy day! It’s my 19th anniversary today. I have the most wonderful husband. Please send positive thoughts and/or prayers for him. He an unknown lung infection. I am desperately hoping it is not cancer. The past 19 years have been the best of my life! I could not live with out him.@susanlorrie
I try to keep my mind occupied. Play WWF. Sounds corny but it takes my mind off it
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I like how you have different things to go to. And laughter is the best medicine!
Happy Anniversary! I’ll keep your husband in prayers.
If you don’t laugh you’ll cry!
Unfortunately my husband doesn’t accept or understand my pain. I have no support system at home. If you can’t see it it doesn’t exist
It’s not corny, it’s coping. Enjoy the WWF!
Thanks. I don’t have support here so I’m really looking for support here. Thanks!
I have friends who help me, take me to doctors, buy groceries, etc., but I do feel they question my pain or it’s intensity and that hurts. To try to help take my mind off the pain, I play games on the computer, watch my favorite tv shows, and walk around on my walker as much as I can. and mostly pray and read the Psalms.
Well that’s what we are here for! I’m sorry your husband doesn’t understand. My mother in law is the same way.
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