‘What annoying things do people say to you?’

Aasmund Ryningen
3 min readOct 10, 2020


This really turned into a great question.

Let’s look at some of the answers;

“I tried ‘this’ and it works! You should do ‘this’ and you’ll be better too!”

One of the most annoying things is just the pressure to go out when I honestly do not have the energy or lower pain level to. Sometimes we need a break to relax our minds and bodies.

People tell me to eat. Pretty much force me to eat or else they will call 911. I’m then incapacitated for 8 hours.

I know how you feel, I get back pain too (The hell you do know how I feel 🙄)

Annoyed by daily “How do you feel today?” (Always have to say I hurt or lie)

And so it goes on.

This was a question that was posed on the Internet somewhere where people who suffered from a chronic pain disorder got to have their say. It’s very telling how much people who don’t suffer from chronic pain claim that they have some sort of idea and want to educate and take to school those who have.

Like was mentioned in one of the answers, ‘the hell you do know how I feel’.

We cannot read other people’s minds.

At least I cannot do that. Unless you’re a psychic or a clairvoyant, you don’t know what other people feel and go through either.

It’s just fascinating, and of course very provoking that people hand out unsolicited advice that they’re not even qualified to give.

It’s one thing if you’re a high school chemistry teacher and you’re teaching your students how to best approach a chemical formula. It may be ‘unsolicited’ since the students didn’t ask you specifically for it, but at least you know what you’re talking about and they regard you as the big authority within that field.

Do you, if you suffer from for example fibromyalgia, regard your close family who does not have such pain, as a big authority?

Or your work colleagues who make asinine and inane, meaningless chatter about how they think you feel?

When in truth they haven’t had so much as a day of back pain before?

Of course not.

In fact, I remember way back when I was a kid, I struggled with severe ear pain. Whatever I did, my ears wouldn’t stop hurting. It was so bad, I just had to lay down, take painkillers and pray that things stopped.

Which they didn’t.

Not until I needed to have surgery and remove some stuff inside my throat that supposedly exerted pressure on my eardrums, which caused my ears to hurt.

But during that time, literally everybody would try and ‘educate’ and ‘take me to school’ on what to do.

The worst advice I got was something along the lines of ‘Let’s just hope it gets better and pray for you’.

Of course things didn’t get any better through mere hope and prayer. I needed two surgeries and I had to eat soup for a month or so because I couldn’t swallow solid foods.

If there was anything I did not appreciate when I was in such tremendous pain, it was those stupid happy-go-lucky feel-good-advices.

And I believe that applies for pretty much everyone who has to fight through their pain demons every single day.

I of course cannot cure your pain, nor can give you any advice.

But what I can do is point you in the direction of something that has helped a lot of other people getting rid of their pain problems.

However, that assumes that you actually are willing to undergo a change of lifestyle as well. Depending on your situation, it could be flipping your life upside down or just making slight improvements.

But taking this remedy alone will quite likely not cut it.

If you’re overweight, start eating healthy and exercising as much as you can.

Cut out the booze and the sugar. Work on lowering your blood pressure.

Give it time.

And then maybe, just maybe, you may be able to remove your pain problems.

​​​​​​​By using CBD oil.