15 Memes That Perfectly Describe What Mornings With Chronic Pain Are Like
For many of those who live with chronic pain, mornings can be a difficult time of day. After lying in bed all night (whether you were sleeping or tossing and turning), you may find have heightened levels of pain and stiffness that can make it nearly impossible to simply get up and go about your daily routine. It may take several hours of gentle stretching, waiting for medications to kick in and acclimating your mind and body to the new day before you’re able to start moving around.
There’s nothing funny about having to wake up each day in pain because of your chronic illness. But sometimes, a little humor can be a powerful coping mechanism for dealing with frustrating symptoms – and maybe help you start your day on a slightly more positive note. If laughter is one of the tools you use to cope with morning pain flares, you may enjoy the following memes.