OMG!!! I felt like I had written this myself today. I haven't been on here much lately...but I was coming back today because I cannot take it anymore.... I won't hijack your post but I will say that I understand. I am soooo sorry that you are in so much pain...I wish I could help you.
I have been a spectator for so long..Now it's time to participate.......
Post Lamenectomy Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis, DDD....
1999 Hemi Lamenectomy/2005 Spinal Fusion(L4-S1)
Methadone 120 mg. a day/ 30 mg. Oxycodone as needed(up to 4 x a day)
High Blood Pressure: Lisinopril HCTZ 10 mg. daily
Type 2 Diabetes: (March 16, 2009)
Metformin HCL ER 1000 mg. at night..Glipizide 10mg. 2X in the morning
Lantus 35 units at bedtime with Solostar Pen
Chronic Pain Forum Moderator
Progressive neurodegenerative disease called Multiple System Atroph; muscle spasms, muscle pain, neuropathy & neuropathic pain, central sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and 2 pain implants – an intrathecal pain medication pump and an SCS (spinal cord stimulator). Extra fun little toys and gadgets; O2 generator and assorted wheelchairs, walkers, canes, and orthotic braces. Meds - too many too list or even care about!