This is my story; it's not a pretty one, but it's mine. This is life with Fibromyalgia, this is life with a hearing loss, this is life with pain as my constant companion.
"You no longer rule your body,
You no longer own those rights." - EA
There are many words to describe pain. Words such as pulsing, throbbing, pounding, shooting, prickling, stabbing, lancing, electrical, sharp, pinching, pressing, gnawing, cramping, crushing, tugging, wrenching, hot, cruel, vicious, killing, blinding, intense, unbearable, spreading, radiating, piercing, tearing, agonizing, and torturing all describe different types of intense pain.
Tingling, itchy, smarting, stinging, dull, sore, aching, heavy, tender, taut, tiring, exhausting, sickening, suffocating, frightful, annoying, troublesome, miserable, tight, numb, drawing, squeezing, cool, cold, icy, and nagging are other words to describe different kinds of pain more precisely.
— Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain: A Survival Manual (Second Edition) by Devin Starlanyl and Mary Ellen Copeland