I am stressed and in pain all the time. I haven't worked in

I am stressed and in pain all the time. I haven't worked in 12 yrs. I miss it, but I can't stand, bend, sit or walk too long. I'm being I pressured to go back to work, but doing what? On top of my lower back being messed up (and it is a degenerative condition, so no surgery will help. Most likely make it worse), I have the same issue in my neck. Add fibromyalgia and Lupus and my life is golden. Im a single mom (kids 14 and 24). I know the money I have won't last forever. My house is trashed. I feel like I'm sinking. I feel like I have no one to talk to. My parents just tell me to get a job. I thought some of you might understand.

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CKBlossom's picture
May 13

I am so sorry, that sounds awful, injections or pain relief cannot be achieved even a little through a pain management clinic? Is there anything you could do or enjoy doing that you can parlay into employment? Art, crafts, skills that you can do from home like @Nurseinpain88 said?

May 14

Have you considered applying for SSD?

May 14

Why has this thread post been buried so long without reply??


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