I HAVE PAIN IN ALL MY JOINTS AND I FELL DOWN STEPS AND INJURED MY HIP. I AM FACING HIP REPLACEMENT AND BOTH DREAD IT AND LOOK FORWARD TO IT. SOMETIMES THE PAIN IS UNBEARABLE. I USE A WALKER AND A WHEELCHAIR TO GET AROUND, BUT I STILL HAVE A GOOD MIND AND STAY BUSY. I ENJOY MY FAMILY AND MY PART-TIME JOB. THE PAIN IS WORST AT NIGHT AND I HATE TO SEE BED TIME COME AS IT HURTS TO LIE DOWN. I TAKE PAIN MEDICATIONS SO THAT I CAN ENJOY MY GOD-GIVEN LIFE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. I HAVE ALSO DISCOVERED THE NUTRIENTS TURMERIC AND SAMMe. THEY BOTH SEEM TO HELP TO LESSEN THE PAIN TO SOME DEGREE SO THAT I DON'T FEEL THAT I HAVE TO TAKE QUITE AS MANY PAIN PILLS. HOT SHOWERS ARE HELPFUL TO A SMALL DEGREE. ANYTHING I CAN DO TO LESSEN THE PAIN. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT IS ANOTHER THING TO WATCH. YOU MAY NOT HAVE A WEIGHT PROBLEM BUT I DO. I HAVE LOST OVER 20 LBS AND I CAN FEEL A DIFFERENCE. I AM SORRY FOR YOUR PAIN BUT MOSTLY SORRY FOR THE EFFECT THAT IT HAS ON YOU EMOTIONALLY.View Thread
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