Mark 5:26 - She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse.
Do you ever feel like a guinea pig in a lab with all of tests and treatments those of us with chronic pain or illness undergo? I know I do. I understand that it’s a doctor’s job to try and find a way to treat your problem, but at what point do you say that the side effects are worse than the treatment? It’s a tough line to balance. What do you think? Do you ever feel like a guinea pig?
1 Peter 4:12 - Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you.
With all of the tests and treatments we undergo, plus the various prescription drugs we try, do you ever feel like a guinea pig in a lab? I know I do sometimes.
Karen Dalske is a freelance writer, public speaker, is active in her church and writes her blogs out of her own experiences of pain, illness and loss.