Welcome to Healing Well Chronic Pain Forum! Well it is no fun to be in pain all the time, and I am sorry that you have to experience that! But I am glad the you found this site! I think you will find, like so many of us have, that this site, has some of the most caring and compassionate people that you will find anywhere on the internet! We all have one thing in common that we share, and that is chronic pain! So when you come to this forum, you are not alone! You are among friends that can truely empathize with you and understand what it is like to have pain and to have to live with it 24/7 and what affects it has on you, and they way you live your life! And although we can not fix or heal you, we can give you our ears and attention, and listen to you, we can share in your frustrations, your times of being down, and also the good times! What ever you want to share with us! When you are really hurting and frustrated with your pain this is an excellent place to come and vent, and hopefully it will lighten your burden and just maybe make things a bit more bareable for you!
Again I Welcome you to our fourm and our family here at Healing Well! I hope that you will post often and become an active member of our family!
Moderator Chronic Pain
After spending nearly 22 1/2 years in the USAF, I retired in Sept, 1991. I then went back to school and became a licensed RN in 1994, and I worked on Oncology and then a Med Surg Unit, I became disabled in late 1999 and was approved SSD in early 2002!-- DDD, With herniated Disk at T-12 and L4-5. C5-C6 ACDF in Sep 2009, C6-C7 ACDF in Mar 1985, Osteoarthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Complex Sleep Apnea, and host of other things to spice up my life!(NOT!) Medications:Oxycontin, Percocet, Baclofen, Sulfasalazine, Metoprolol, Folic Acid, Supplemental O2 at 3lpm with VPAP Adapt SV I am White Beard with a White Beard!