Tuesday, August 23, 2011

pain managment

good morning
Oh the love of a good egg timer. Steve got a real nice one up to me on Saturday. I have been keeping set with each dose and yesterday had good management. Last night they were real good to wake me as well. So this morning sleeping yet a small problem.

Last Friday night my two buddies came and as we were hanging out visiting the last dose wore off. We were on our way to get my meds when the nurse approched in the hall offering me a tramadol (mild).
The pharmacy was to deliveiver on the 3pm run my pain medication. Again it was dot here until after 10:30 pm.

Thus the 5th time I have gone without pain releif for up to 6 hour stints. This time I was not alone. They were here. My sweet Lisa and Trisha. Lisa held me and prayed. I had begun to panic knowing what was coming for me.
I felt the place where my bone was sawed off. felt it clear as you please.
More care was in place last night.
O have begun to get too panicked to sleep. If it wares off in my slllep I wake in torment.

Last night I was well medicated throughout the night. NO breakthrough Pain for one of the first nights that I have been here.
I have infusion on Saturday. It is worn off some for the Stress was so much this last three weeks. Hoping for a 6 hour medical leave to do it.
Hope it all works out. I need a strong cup of coffee so bad.
I keep dozing off even as I type thip
but the pain is in control.

Lisa, Trishia your my heros. Thank you for fighting for me and holding me through the teeth grinding agony.
I love you both so so so very much.
Lisa thanks for the snickers too :)
The black eye susan is so bright in the room. So alive.

I have to get to the dining hall, it is a thing I force myself to do to get out of the room.
ya all have a good day


Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you have good friends to help you through this!

Corey~living and loving said...

been thinking of you...sending healing thoughts your way. HUGS! I'm glad you have a good support system.

Photo Princess said...

So glad to hear your pain meds. are under control now. I can't imagine your having to go without after what you've been through. Praying that you'll now be able to do the PT without pain and be off to a speedy recovery. Glad that Lisa and I were able to be there for you, it was good to visit with you. We hope to see you again soon. <3 get well

Lisa in Texas = ) said...

Hello~ Glad to hear that your pain is being better managed. I was just wondering how much longer you will be there? I am wanting to mail something to you but want to make sure you get it. And if I just write Donetta and then the next line - the name of the place tha you are at - will they make sure you get it?
I will continue to pray for you,
God continue to bless and keep you, Lisa:o)

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