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Hello fellow spinal sufferers
Hi- My god, I thought I was all alone in my suffering! It is so great to get to a place where people are going through the same decisions and pain that I am having to endure. I do not mean for one moment that I would wish my pain on others because that is absolutely not tru. I am just giddy at the thought that I can read about other's experiences and gain a better understanding of my options.
I am 45 y.o. and have had neck, shoulder and cervical pain which started when I was 18 years old. I finally discovered about pain cycles and am presently in the middle of a very bad pain cycle. I can totally relate to what someone was saying on one posting where they were happy one day and then realized about half way through the day that they were having a good pain day without as much pain as normal. I feel this way often and my pain colors my moods and my outlook. I have to rest my head frequently because the simple act of holding my head up causes tingling and pain that is off the charts. it begins about 30 minutes after I arise in the morning and continues all day until I rest my head.
Anyway, I am so thankful that I found this place and am excited that I have found a place where I can be understood and can understand the lingo and the dilemmas. Thanks for letting me join.