VEG954's Blogs

Knew This Would Happen
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      17 comments

I have been struggling for so long with pain and loss of balance. Frustration got to me. Have been falling and/or losing my balance frequently. Haven't been able to do much physically and am deconditioned. Depression kicked in with a ... Read more
Being One With the Couch
Thursday, November 12, 2015      12 comments

This couch stuff is getting old! Guess I complained to a friend a little much. She showed up with an adult coloring book and colored pencils. Even included a pencil sharpener. Did some coloring today and found the day going by faster. ... Read more
Epidural today
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      9 comments

This morning I was in a lot of pain. Didn't sleep well and got up at 3:00 AM. Took a hot shower and used a cold pack. I was able to do some reading and worked on the computer. The epidural went very well. The Doctor is so gentle I hardl... Read more
Friday and Saturday
Sunday, November 08, 2015      9 comments

Friday was a day of complete exhaustion. Energy tank was on empty. Made it to an early doctors appointment and then home. Had to sit in the car for 15 minutes before I felt strong enough to move. Then it was a direct path to the couch. Trie... Read more
MIA for a while
Thursday, November 05, 2015      16 comments

My computer was acting up and took it in for repair. Really grateful to have it working again! I missed SP like crazy. My insurance company approved the medication to improve bone density. Will be on it for two months and have anoth... Read more
Saw Surgeon Today
Thursday, October 29, 2015      14 comments

I like his conservative approach. Had more Xrays and lots of labs today. Wants my pain to be managed better. Will have a few more epidurals for pain control. Have to wear brace until time for surgery. I don't want to be on narcot... Read more
When Will it End?
Wednesday, October 28, 2015      17 comments

Had first epidural today. I was pain free for a little while until the local anesthesia wore off. Now the pain is a 9.5! Have no pain medication and the cold packs aren't helping. I see the first surgeon tomorrow. Want to get ... Read more
Quiet Saturday and Painful Evening
Saturday, October 24, 2015      15 comments

I could use some relief. Back continues to be painful. I don't like the way pain pills make me feel so they are only taken at bedtime. That way I can get up to 4 hours sleep. Made no carb fried talapia tonite. Coated them in crushed p... Read more
Day 4
Friday, October 23, 2015      11 comments

Had the bone scan today. Five and 1/2 hours later I was exhausted and in major pain. Had to see the doctor after that. Epidural is on Wednesday and seeing the surgeon on Thursday. Then I will know about surgery. All I know is that the pain... Read more
Day 3 in Pain
Friday, October 23, 2015      11 comments

Still not sleeping. This is wearing my body down, Going to try to sleep for an hour.... Read more
Another Rough Day Part 2
Thursday, October 22, 2015      18 comments

Had an appointment with orthopedist today. The news was not good. Looks like I am going to have another back surgery as soon as I have the full body scan. The Doc thinks I broke it when I passed out earlier this month. Planned t... Read more
Another Rough Day
Sunday, October 18, 2015      16 comments

Woke up with a backache. Thought I could handle it. Then came the pain in my neck and head. Now I have a migraine along with all this. All this just saps me of all strength. I have Ehlers Danlos and this is just another bunch of symp... Read more
Very Slow and Sure
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      17 comments

So grateful to be alive and mending slowly. I didn't realize how gravely ill I was. The reports are all in and more tests are necessary. The specialists are beginning to think I have either a tumor causing serious problems or a rare endoch... Read more
Monday, September 28, 2015      13 comments

The Meylogram went well and was sent home to lie flat for another 8 hours and that is what I did. Was home an hour and got quite ill and passed out, hitting my head. Had a high fever and low blood pressure. I knew it was time to make a trip t... Read more
Monday, September 21, 2015      15 comments

I have a Meylogram scheduled in the morning and am a bit anxious about it. Had a little relief from the bad headaches but that didn't last long. They are back in full force. Haven't been sleeping much lately. The pain wakes me up at... Read more

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