I see you, I stand with you, I am you.
I know how this burden can take its toll on you, physically and emotionally.
If you’re having a bad day, take extra care.
If you’re having a good day, celebrate it.
Remember, you are not alone. Your pain is real. Listen to your body, and adjust your priorities.
The connection between chronic pain and our mental health is a strong one, and learning about it really helped me to better understand what was going on with me. If you want to know more, my partner, Mental Health America has some good information here.