I'm a 48 yr old man from America now living in Thailand with my wife and autistic 4yr old son...I have been living with terrible pain in both knees for about 5 yrs now. I'm not sure, maybe 9 or 10 months ago I was in a motorcycle accident that completely destroyed my right knee, and with no cartilage in my other knee I have been in a wheelchair from that time on...I've got no insurance and what little money we make goes for my son's therapy....I was an actor and since there's no roles for people in wheelchairs I no longer work..that is only part of my problem...I live in Pattaya and my wife stays in Bangkok to be closer to my son's therapist..I see them every Sunday...then i am alone gain....my last Dr said he can do the replacement on my right knee in Dec of this year...I have started thinking things might be better if I checked out...only the love for my son keeps me hanging on....the pain is so terrible I now know the true meaning of suffering....the doctors in Thailand don't believe in pain pills......I have been having more and more crying episodes, followed my feelings of hopelessness....View Thread
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