I’m a 24 year old female in chronic pain and no doctor can figure out why it’s starts right under my rib cage on my left side and radiates down my abdomen and back. I have had a exploratory laparoscopy I have had a endoscopy and colonoscopy and they still can’t figure out whats wrong with me I throw up everything it seems to get worse after I eat or try to eat. The er says I’m there for pain meds but I have never not once asked for pain meds. I’m at my wit’s end I can barely get out of bed because of the pain and this has been about 5 months since I’ve had this pain and it seems to be getting worse. I’m to the point were I want to kill myself because I just feel like I’m crazy
3 thoughts on “My life is hell”
You’re not crazy. I believe you.
I have been through the “you’re crazy, there’s not reason for the pain” bit over and over again. Doctors who say this to patients are, quite frankly, ignorant and unsympathetic. I don’t know why some doctors choose to be doctors. Many doctors lack empathy and compassion.
I don’t know what’s causing your pain, and pain can radiate, but I do know you’re telling the truth about your pain.
You have to keep looking for a doctor who will listen to you. I know that is very hard and exhausting. I know some days it seems impossible. People are only starting to understand the damage ignorant and lazy doctors are doing to patients with chronic pain. I could write a book. It seems like these doctors are saying “since I don’t what’s wrong with you, you must be crazy”.
They should be saying “I don’t know what’s wrong but let’s find out together”.
I am sorry you are suffering. It’s hell. Please keep looking for help.
I believe, that each person has a path in life to go down so that they can learn and grow into the person they were meant to be. Yes. Life can be hell. And sometimes you go through hell just to stay right there and keep experiencing bad things. I have learned from the pain and it has pretty much taken control over my life. However I still control how I behave. And I choose to be Me. Yes I know that sounds like a bad Beatles song or even a good Beatles song. The point is even though you are in pain, you are still in control of You; your life. Anybody in our position can cry and scream and truthfully ask for help. And if the person you’re speaking to doesn’t listen then take control and get a 2nd or 3rd or 31st opinion. Do not stop trying to get the help your body is crying out for. Because life is short. Especially for sick people. Make the most out of it.
Hi Brooke! I just wanted to check in with you and see how you are doing. How are you feeling? Has there been any changes for you? Please let me know if you’d like. I am here for you, I understand completely and I know what you’re going through is very real and I just want you to know that I am in your corner 🙂
Sending love and hugs to you.