I like the description in this image. It inspired me to write my own.
Chronic pain feels like your body has been invaded, taken over against your will. Held hostage by the very vessel that is here to serve us on our journey through life.
Chronic pain permeates every cell in your body by travelling to each of its 7 trillion nerve endings. En flaming each and everyone as it moves through us. One by one flicking all your healthy person switches off. Leaving you feeling no longer human. No longer part of society. No longer you. Now you’re just somebody that I used to know