As a lot of you have probably seen its Chronic Pain Awareness Month. I suffer from chronic pain. I have Ehlers-danlos Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hyperlordosis, & scoliosis (extreme curve in the back). I have often dislocations. Wide spread deep pain. I have two curves in my back, my Hyperlordosis is way more pronounced in my back then my scoliosis, yet both cause very bad pain.
Chronic pain plays a role in everything I do. When i go to the store, i have to use a wheelchair for my POTS, but also because the pain of walking through a store is so bad! I sometimes feel as If I'm stiff as a board waking up, and spend a lot of that day not being able to get up. Whether it's a place I'm going, or things a 21 year old wants to do, i have to think about all my chronic conditions, pain is just as valid.
Helps raise awareness, that people who are suffering from pain, are ACTUALLY suffering. We aren't just weak, we are strong.
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