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    #depressed pet lover feeling sorry for herself - #Pets #Falling #Injury #Pain #Grief #MedicalMarijuana

    I'm #fat . I'm also very unsteady; I have spatial equilibrium issues and my ankles roll inward when I walk/stand and are bad at maintaining my balance. I guess it's not surprising that, when attempting to bring boxes indoors, I tripped (wearing sandals, catching on the door frame) and flew headfirst into the entryway wall, my chest hitting more boxes, ending up on my butt. What may be a simple fall for some people isn't so simple for me. As much as that hurt, what hurt even worse was trying to stand back up by putting my weight on one of my knees. That knee is now having nerve spasms and is sensitive to the touch. It's red and hot and the skin feels electric, in the worst way. I may have septic bursitis, but I may not know until I get in to see a doctor, an impossibility this week, the week we will have to put down our dog.

    The only thing that's helped this lingering, frequent pain was medical marijuana, but I can't keep popping gummies, wasting the day. (If it kills pain, it "kills" my brain. I haven't found a variety that helps numb the pain without numbing my brain and making things fuzzy.)

    We said goodbye to our most beloved cat around two months ago. Mourning is now my modus operandi. I know little else. If it's not painful, how do I even know if I'm awake?

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    #Falling #recoverywarrior #foreverbattle

    feeling the familiar fall, the descent, sliding down the side of the well, into the darkness. How do I stop the descent? I'm still in a stage where, once I'm actively involved in whatever it is that is giving me a sense of usefulness, a sense of purpose, I'm ok. But, it is so much easier to just go to sleep right now, to sleep for hours. My eyes feel heavy all the time, even when my feet are happily on the trails. I don't want to go back to the bottom, where is dreary and cold. Arm my hands strong enough to grasp a stone on the wall and hold?

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    Advice on best way to use a cane when you have hand issues??

    My doctor has finally has enough of me falling and demanded I get and use a cane. So, I’m looking for one. My problem here is that I have arthritis that affects my hands more than anything else and severe psoriasis on my palms and fingers that cracks and bleeds when I put pressure on those areas during a flare up. See the photo. This is a level 3 day for my flare ups. On a 1-5 scale. It was a 6 this past Thursday. I consider it a 6 when something gets infected. It’s a 5, when typing on my phone or something equally minimally strenuous makes it bleed repeatedly. I’ve been at a level 5 for about three weeks now.
    How can I find a cane with a handle that my hands can handle? #Arthritis #Cane #Psoriasis #PsoriaticArthritis #walkingaid #Disability #Falling #PlantarsFasciitis #HeelSpurs #MobilityAids #handpain

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    Yesterday was rough! #Falling

    I fell twice yesterday..I'm ok but I have not fallen since November. I'm being tapered off prednisone in wondering if that's it..i went from 40mg for a lil over a month to 30mg for 7 days to 20 mg beginning July 2nd for 7days so today I took 30mg again calling my doc tomorrow..any thoughts

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    What im currently feeling #Depression #Anxiety

    I am dealing with one of the biggest battles of my depression and anxiety I have had yet. I feel like im falling and drowning within my own head and i feel like im taking everyone around down with me. I feel like everything i do is wrong and that i am failing at even the simplest of things because i am stuck in my own head, my anger, guilt. I feel broken. I feel ive completely failed my wife and am failing in my marriage. I want to give up #Inadequate #Insecure #whatswrongwithme #Drowning #failing #Falling #help #Demons

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    #Falling

    falling is not too bad it’s the landing that hurts! having said that....at least you know how deep you’ve gone when you crash....

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    #Falling

    falling is not too bad it’s the landing that hurts! having said that....at least you know how deep you’ve gone when you crash....

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    shit #EDSAwareness #Disability #ChronicIllness

    I was up and reasonably mobile today until my blood pressure plummeted without warning and I blacked out. Fell and dislocated my shoulder and ripped ligaments 😩 seems like I’m destined to stay in bed for another week. #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Pain #Falling #PissedOff

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    Study for Icarus 2019 #Art #ArtTherapy #ChronicPain #NervePains #Disability

    I managed to fall down two steps yesterday. Not far for some but it has really jarred my neck and the arm I used to break my fall. So today I’m in a lot of pain and having to get the morphine out. So here’s a piece from earlier this year, the title gives a clue and the burning nerve pain you may have experience of. Still smiling though 😊 #Falling #spinaltrauma #ouch #Disability #ArtTherapy #Burningpain #mobility #Arthritis #EDSAwareness

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    Trips and Falls #

    I get so tired of falling. MS does this to you. Had a nasty fall the other eve trying to get to the rest room quickly before an accident happened. Ended up pulling a piece of bone and tendon away from the ankle bone, bruised my back with a two inch gash on it. Bruised my shoulder and left side of my face. #Falling #bruises #multiple sclerosis