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Old 03-12-19, 07:00 PM
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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

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Old 03-13-19, 05:13 AM
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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

NJ had the suckiest winter. No real snow and tons of slush.
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ANOTHER snow storm???!!! High winds??!!!!
Haven't caught up on all the news yet ... just got home from the California trip
... but I heard that Colorado got a whole bunch of snow dumped on them. The
wind and rainstorm in the midwest rocked our plane around some on the way
into the St Louis Missouri airport, but safe landing. Whew. Looks like some
stuff has been blown around here at home, wind gusts up to 40 mph here. My
granddaughter and her boyfriend are having to drive home 3 hours in this wind.
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Old 03-14-19, 05:33 AM
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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

I am going into freak out mode with this surgery. I didn't realize how involved it was. I was first scheduled as the second case but the doctor doesnt start until 10. My mom works in the recovery room (she wont be my nurse) and she talked to scheduler. The scheduler asked if I wanted the first slot after my mom mentioned that I hated waiting and the scheduler moved me. So now Im scheduled tomorrow at 930. My mom was explaining how it works and apparently before they take you to the OR they do a nerve block so you completely lose control of your arm. I do not want to think about that. My mom is so good though. She is handpicking the anesthesiologist and the CNR-A. So she says I will have the best of the best doing the nerved block and monitoring me while I am intubated. She already told them I was a nervous wreck and told them I will need something to calm me down-thank god. The dythskenisia makes me a constant fidget and not taking the adderall makes that worse. Not to mention my nerves so I hope they give something to me the minute the IV is in.

I made the mistake of watching some of the procedure on youtube. My husband finds it fascinating and amazing but it made me sick to my stomach.
I think what I scared of is not that the surgery will go bad or anything but I know and have been told by many that it is extremely painful. That once the nerve block wears off its a whole different game. I am going to talk to the doctor about pain relief. I am going to ask him what happens if the pain medicine doesnt work. If its the wrong kind or the wrong dose what do I do? How will I know when its bad enough. I tend to tough it out because I have been living with pain for so long and I do not want to be that way. I want to take advantage of whatever they offer me. This is the most involved surgery I have ever had. The other ones are cake compared to this one. I want to be able to do the PT without suffering. I also found out I will have to sleep upright in the recliner with my arm all propped up. oh AND my mom said that they keep it immobilized and do not let you take it off. I asked her how the hell will I get home and she said I will put one arm in the sleeve of a flannel and button it up over my arm.
**sigh** I just want it over with. This has been an 8 month problem. Once this is all done I go back to pain management to deal with my hip. And I go back to the knee doctor to see if my knee needs another injection. This autoimmune disease sucks. 3 years ago I got so sick and they didnt know what kind of a throat infection I had. Two weeks after I finished the antibiotic my hands swelled up to wear I couldnt move them. That was the reactive arthritis which has since been labeled "autoimmune arthritis". And now this will be my fourth surgery in a year and a half its crazy. I am 44 years old this should not be happening.
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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

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See...the thing you seem to be forgetting though...is that...
Well...

You're Little Miss As% Kicking, No F**ks Given, Wonder Mom, Sweets.

No surgery, no matter how horrific, has a thing on you!

(((((((Little-Miss-As#-Kicking-No-F##ks-Given-Wonder-Mom-Sweets)))))))

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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

I havent been on forum for some time, i just wanted to check how is everyone going
some know that i have been going through rough time, since that time i recovered a lot, made a good progress

so how is everyone
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Nah that's just your loveable huggable fur baby n kitten playing hide n seek midnight.
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Gawd, I sure can wrack up the demerits in abstentia even.

I yakked it up with some very helpful kid in the Philippines(?) hooking up the XM killer radio from LOL and got it going great but I don't have the antenna exactly right and it works for 30 seconds and then nothing. I need to fool with it more but I'm so sore I can't. Maybe tomorrow. It has been over a month. I never realized falling on cement could be so painful. And the sights of excruciating pain change daily and sometimes hourly. Cement is not a friend. Well, maybe just don't fall on it three times in a day. Hard.
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Re: The what's bothering you RIGHT NOW thread Part V

hey, have you gotten xrays or anything?

I am zyrtec-ed already, spring has come early;
and our trumpet friend in band has taken up the french horn, now Arrogant trumpet guy has turned bossy. this is just wrong on many levels.
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hey, have you gotten xrays or anything?

I am zyrtec-ed already, spring has come early;
and our trumpet friend in band has taken up the french horn, now Arrogant trumpet guy has turned bossy. this is just wrong on many levels.
No. But the pain has lasted so long and is really not abating, I may. Hey, at least I'm not incontinent anymore. THAT was my greatest fear

haha I LOVE that ATG has gone bossy!
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You really made me have a good laugh with the band guy! I needed that!

its spring here too.
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