Long term sufferers

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To all of you whom know the hell that is depression and anxiety, we fight everyday, every hour and at 43 yrs young I know the hell and have lived it since I was 8yrs old poss earlier, we, and I say we as a group of like minded people are real, feel, love, hate, and get angry ! The system pushes is to one side and expects us to be like the general population yet we struggle with the "norm"I tired is all

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    Being in chronic pain and all the psychological baggage that comes with it, is hard. I have lived this way ever since me and my Honda car were left on the road to die by a big trucker.  I was 24 and am 61 now.  I did, at one time, go to specialist after specialist to try to get relief.  I was in therapy many years to learn to trust my own judgement and make my life good.  By good, I don't mean active or social.  I am happily married to a great person 29 years and early on in our marriage, I was in another car wreck.  My life has completely changed but I have learned what it took for me to be happy in the condition I am in.  I do have to take drugs almost daily but I am to the point that it is a rare day I reach for help until late night.  Pain is a part of me and it is draining, but, that does not mean that I am not grateful for everyone  in my life and for the fact that I am able to live a serene environment, am loved, love back and keep my sense of humor.  No matter how I feel (unless I'm in the throes of a migraine or cluster headache) I laugh a lot.  And don't do drama, it is not worth it.  Are these syndromes we suffer with going to win?  No.  We will do what we have to do to get into a place in which we can live comfortably.  It may take years to get there, but you will.  Be strong and be an advocate for yourself.  
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    I shall but try as long as there be breath within me and God bless you and your family x
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    Don't ever forget that "normal" is a setting on a dryer!  Who wants to be that predictable and boring??
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    Hi there

    It's hard to fight every moment against your inner demons.

    I can't expect others to feel what we go through.

    Honestly I thank God for giving me this because I reckon my family or friends may or may not have fought this hard I'm doing.

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