Phone Apps for Pain

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Anyone else struggle to get to bed, then struggle to sleep because of various pains, better yet, be sleeping, wake up screaming or moaning and groaning, on almost a daily basis because the pain is constant, and no one understands except people like us???

Or people don't care, they make statements like

-Well if u quit talking about it, thinking
about it, it'll go away
-Ur mom calls u a Horrible House Guest
because u stop by and see her and u
fall asleep
-Ur so called (Christian) friends say they
DON'T hang out with Debbie Downers
or Burdens.


I have
-Congenital Hydrocephalus,
- Retinaopathy of Prematurity
- Hypertonia
-Chronic Knee, Ankle, wrist Pain
-2 L5 S1 Discectomies
-Essential Tremors
-Groin Pain

***NOW ya'll see why I reach out so

#Caregivers ' Corner
#self -Care Lounge
#Chat Space
#no Shame
#Pain Apps

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Doing things for yourself is rough, I believe u all agree, like getting ready for bed, walking, getting up, sitting down, etc? I love my independence, but, wow.

I'm just 37yrs old, so so thankful for u all, yall, have been great support, encouragement, I'm just really struggling right now, pain is throbbing, constantly.

I, so so, get tired of people saying try this, try that, if u would get up and move more, switch doctors, this to shall pass.

Thanks for being my friends and family.

If all that will work, have u been diagnosed with all this???

I have

-Retinaopathy of Prematurity
-Carpal Tunnel
-Groin Pain
-Essential Tremors
-Shoulder Pain
-2L5 S1 Discectomies
-Knee and Ankle Pain
-De'quarveins Tenosyvitis

Some people may be trying to help, but, please, please don't shove it down my throat.

The thing that gets me, is people say I'll pray for u, ***WILL U REALLY???*** I'll be there for u, ***IF SO, WHERE R U???***

The religious people say, listen to this pastor, he has a healing ministry, the last time I checked, God is the only ONE healing.

Man, a lot of people just don't understand, don't get it, etc.


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Hi, I'm Jennifer 36yrs old.

I'm here for support care and love.

I don't have support, instead I hear get over it, quit talking about, quit thinking about it, and it'll go away.

Anyways I have several Health Issues

Congential Hydrocephalus
Retinaopathy of Prematurity
2L5 S1 Number Discectomies
Chronic Ankle, Knee, Shoulder, Wrist Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Essential Tremors

May be more, just can't think atm


Community Voices

Mom, wife, friend & cancer survivor trying to get through life one moment at a time:)
I have renal tubular acidosis and medullary sponge kidney in the only kidney that remains due to renal cell cancer and it only functions at 28%. I am constantly in pain and exhausted. When they removed my cancerous kidney my adrenal gland had to go along with it. I honestly didn't know until then just how much that adrenal gland helps you out. So although I look fine on the outside I am one sick woman on the inside and people just don't get it. Even my own family will tell me to get up and just get moving and I will feel better. Oh they are sooo wrong. It only makes me feel 10 times. worse. Hang in there you guys, it has got to get better for us!! And if it doesn’t, we have each other❤️😬

Heena Arora

Fun and Creative Apps to Try When Your Pain Is Overwhelming

On days when the storm of pain and dizziness takes over my body I try to distract myself by using these particular favorite apps: 1.  Netflix Watching my favorite shows and documentaries on Netflix is a great way to spend my day whenever I am in unbearable pain and everything seems overwhelming. It’s fascinating to travel to those situations that the characters are portraying and a great escape from real to the real world. 2.  Audible I got to know about the audio books app on one of the support groups that I am part of, and since then I have really enjoyed listening to my favorite motivational books. It really helps bring positivity and the zeal to concentrate on all the beautiful things in my life. 3.  Busuu I’ve always wanted to learn a new language, and since my childhood, I’ve been keen on learning French. This app has made it possible for me in the most wonderful way as it gives me the freedom to learn at my own pace. The best part is that this whole learning process is helping me to concentrate on these new positive words, which I absolutely love practicing and repeating. It makes me très contentè (very happy). 4.  Skillshare I have always been a creative person. Expressing myself through different creative mediums is the most enriching feeling. Skillshare has everything to offer to help you embrace your creative side. I learnt a fun way of doodling and it gave me a lot of freedom to express my emotions without any rules. 5.  NaturalReader Due to constant brain fog and lack of concentration, I was struggling a lot with reading, and this app helped beautifully. You can read your favorite blogs and articles without any worries because it has an inbuilt voice, which reads your content impeccably. Quite similar to audio books, but it can also be used for proofreading articles. There are also different options of voices to choose from various countries, so you can choose a dialect that appeals to you. 6.  Craftsy I never thought that I would try my hands at crocheting. Yet, after binge watching YouTube videos, this new journey of weaving the yarn with my own hands and taking each strand of thread in my crochet hook has taught me a lot of patience. I enrolled in one of the beginner level crochet courses in the Craftsy app, and really enjoy how detailed and informative the class has been so far. These apps don’t relieve the pain that I am in, but it definitely makes it a lot easier to endure. It gives me an opportunity to put my heart and mind in something positive. When my journey ahead seems dark, it adds vibrant colors to the faded path. We want to hear your story. Become a Mighty contributor here . Gettyimage By: Blackzheep