Living With Chronic Pain. Part One: Getting Yourself Out of Bed #chronicpain @Vocal_Creators #WritingCommunity #readersoftwitter #ReadingCommunity

Woman suffering chronic pain lying on her back on a bed with hands covering her face
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Hi everyone. Exciting news today! I’ve written a short, non-fiction piece, on Vocal, about living with chronic pain. My plan is to write a series of pieces on the many aspects of living with long term pain.Β The article is around 1,200 words long.Β 

I’d love to know what you think! And would be delighted if you could read my competition entry HERE and leave a like and a comment. To like and comment, you’ll need to sign in to Vocal, which is free to do.Β 

Thanks for all your support! Hugs πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ™‚

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Roberta Eaton Cheadle

Hi Harmony, I am sorry that your pain is so constant and debilitating. I left you a comment on the originating site.


Hoping and praying for you. Hoping that someone shares something that can help you as well. Commented, hearted and tweeted.

DG Kaye

Wow, what a humungous effort to bear your pain to the world Harmony. My heart sank when you talked about some excrutiating days, and even the thoughts of ending it all. You are a true warrior woman for all you do, despite your days in pain. I commend you, and I know your raw honesty is sure to help others, if only someone to relate to. And that’s my mantra, one day at a time, that’s the only way I can exist now, as someone who has always been a chronic worrier. There’s way too much to overwhelm me these… Read more »

Molly Shea

Thank you for sharing some of the ways you deal with chronic pain. I find your words encouraging. You are very brave.

Staci Troilo

Hearted, commented, tweeted. Commisserated. I’m so sorry for what you’re going through and look forward to hearing some coping mechanisms.

sonia dogra

I hear you, Harmony. Read through your piece. Sending you hugs.

Jan Sikes

Thank you for sharing your story, Harmony. I know many will relate to it and find inspiration from it!

Jacqui Murray

I have this and try my best to ignore it! But, there is truth to ‘misery loves company’ so I’ll check it out!

Yvette M Calleiro

Great piece, Harmony! I look forward to reading more. πŸ™‚

Priscilla Bettis

It’s an excellent article, Harmony. I’m looking forward to the next installment.

John Howell

Loved the start of the series, Harmony. I look forward to more.