One of those nights...

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JulietteSuzanne
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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 9/2/2010 10:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Yet another night where I cannot get to sleep due to the severity of my pain. Level 8 and nervy. No meds work when it gets this bad. I just have to tough it out. I can take Flexeril to help me sleep (it does nothing for the actual pain) but I'll be tripping over hedges in the morning on my way to work. Catch-22. Story of my life. redface

Alcie
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 9/3/2010 1:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Take the Flexeril earlier - 8PM at latest. I got some good muscle relief from it, but that's fibromyalgia pain. I just can't take it with my tramadol. The combo gave me serotonin syndrome.

Tramadol works for my muscle pain too, but I was always late getting my second pill at noon, so I'm trying out the 100mg extended release. It works for about 12 hours, and I am getting away with 2 a day. Bad days I sneek in an extra 50mg instant release.

You can get sleepy with just Benadryl. It only lasts about 4 hours for me though. I prefer the smallest diazepam, but that's a muscle relaxer too and lasts only 4 hours. It's good in the middle of the night like now.
Alcie
 
 

Screaming Eagle
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Date Joined Sep 2009
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   Posted 9/3/2010 1:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Ha Ha! Must be in the Air! smilewinkgrin

Here it is 3:00am, and I cant sleep either! mad

I did go to the chat room around 2:00am, and found a member there....then before you know it there were six of us there...and we had a wonderful time of it! yeah


What a great forum to belong to! I appreciate it from the bottom of my little pea picken heart! tongue


OK!....time to hit the hay again! Night all! wink



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Stac/Catz4
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Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 358
   Posted 9/3/2010 1:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Well, just don't feel alone on "Flight Catch-22"! It doesn't matter what I take at this point in the morning, it simply won't work for the pain I am in. It is so frustating and as a person who deals with migraines, the lack of sleep will bring on some powerful headaches. Take care and know there are others awake with you.
Stac/Catz4
Stac/Catz4
DX’d-Syringomyelia C-1 to T-1, DDD, Diabetes Type II, Migraines, Chronic Muscle Spasms, IBS, Panic Disorder, ICC, Hypothyroidism, Bipolar Disorder, Fibromyalgia. Emergency surgery for ruptured bowel in '05 w/colostomy and takedown in '06. Frozen Shoulder and Torn Rotator Cuff in Left Shoulder. Surgery for shoulder recently, now in Physical Therapy.
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