Ok, I have posted on here a few times about having trouble with my family understanding my pain. I know I should write these in the journal section, but I like to post them here so I can see more people who relate to me. Today I didn't go to class. I am in pain (lower back) and it is hard for me to sit for a long period of time. My pain seems to get worse when I sit for long periods, and usually is at its peak by 2 or 3 in the afternoon. Whenever I tell my mom or sister that I am hurting the response I get is ALWAYS the same. "If you exercise, it will build up your muscles to relive stress on your nerves." or "you need to exercise to stay in shape
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