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by Stuckles » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:17 am

I thought I was prepared for this ... I thought I'd just carry on carrying on like I always do whenever summer rolls around but for some reason, the pain flairs has hit me hard this year.

It's only the very very beginning of summer and the first of many pain flairs to come yet I am already flat out of energy. It hurts to lie down so even when I'm tired enough, even when I feel like I can beat the insomnia boogie man, I just can't. I feel like I'm on the brink of bursting out in tears which is so out of character for me.

I had convinced myself I was going to get into swimming this summer ... now I'm not so sure. I don't have the energy and I have no idea how my body is going to react to it.

Why can't we just tell our brains, "Look, I know your telling me something is wrong but I know this already for goodness sakes! Now just bugger off with your annoying pain signals!"
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by Spm24 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:25 am

Very true. To bad we can't tell our brains that. It would make things so much easier.

Sorry to hear the pain is already contributing to summer misery... Maybe it is just hitting you now and will let up...
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by Stuckles » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:26 am

I hope so Spm, thanks
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by AvantGarde » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:28 am

Sorry Stuckles :( I agree with Shawn, it might not last the whole summer. Rooting for you!

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by Stuckles » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:30 am

Thanks AG * HUG *
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by Pancake » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:48 am

I'm sorry for your pain, that sucks :(

Swimming is good though, low impact and cooling.
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by Stuckles » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:52 am

Thanks Pancake,

True, especially since even just walking around the block is not a possibility for me let alone running or cycling.
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by Mocha » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:37 am

Hopefully if nothing else, just getting in the pool will get you some relief. Do you have anything for the pain?

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by Spm24 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:39 am

Your pain any better today?
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by Stuckles » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:19 am

Mocha wrote:Hopefully if nothing else, just getting in the pool will get you some relief. Do you have anything for the pain?


The most I can take is anti-inflammatories, currently Naproxen with a proton pump inhibitor. Normal over the counter pain medication has no affect. I used to take opiod based pain medication which worked wonders but sadly I had to give it up as it started suppressing my breathing which caused a whole new crisis on it's own.

The anti-inflammatories helps to an extent but a lot of the pain and discomfort remains. I'm working up the courage to go to our local pool. Hopefully when the pain eases off a bit and I have more energy I can persuade myself to get off my keester and face my fears :P
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by Stuckles » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:21 am

Spm24 wrote:Your pain any better today?


It's still abouts the same :? Thanks for asking though :)
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by AvantGarde » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:22 am

Stupid pain :evil:
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by Stuckles » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:32 am

Haha, you got that right AG :lol:
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