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20 yr old man

I'm Jim Storm and new to pain and forums,I'd like to have a friend I can share my pain and hear what you would like to share as well thanks.


  • I'm new to forums, too, but not so new to the living with pain. There is so much to be found here and I know that I haven't found a community quite like this online. I have really enjoyed reading Ranchhand's poetry, go take a look! And welcome, I hope that you find some comfort here :)
    with courage to endure...
  • Same here I'm new to pain as well,yeah I checked out the poetry I can relate to it thanks for letting me know about that,so far I like the forums it's comforting and I like the support and I hope you find a effective way to stop your pain,feel free to let me know how your feeling.

    Jim storm
  • BeckyRobinsonBBeckyRobinson Posts: 13
    edited 06/24/2013 - 3:02 AM
    Hi Jim...I too am new to forums and such...but have had three surgeries and two cortisone injections since end of March...and still having horrible pain and swelling in left leg and foot...can't function... have standard so I can't drive even cause of the pain and numbness...so other than hospital and doctor appointments, I have only left the house like twice since then as well and the mental and emotional toll this is taking is sometimes worse than the physical pain...although there's plenty of that to go around as well...
    I would love to communicate and be a support during your recovery process...it's nice to have someone understand what this feels like. And selfishly, I would love to find someone to bounce ideas and frustrations off of besides my poor husband, who is trying his hardest to be supportive and all...but he is a manager at a restaurant here in town and so he works long crazy hours and they are two managers down right now and so the rest of them are doin those duties as well. I live in a small town that I really don't like...have no friends or family here...lost my job cause of all the surgery and complications...
    Anyway, I am hoping you have a good day today and would love to hear from ya. Headed in for third injection in a little bit and praying it helps...pain getting steadily worse and moving higher up my leg...ugh...so sick of this...
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