My Dad served in the Army, my brother served in the Marines & was in Viet Nam. A different person came back from Nam, he still to this day will not speak of it. Many people I know that went to Nam cannot talk about
it. My neighbor's husband is in the reserves, he just left this month for second deployment to Iraq. They have a very small boy who is struggling over his daddy being gone. Some of us neighbors make it a point to go check on them, invite them to eat with us or go out and eat. We try to include them in as many activities as possible.
Moderator Chronic Pain
crohns disease dx 2002 & small bowel resection, still looking for remission whatever that is, chronic pain 22 yrs, added ulcerative colitis 6-05 to the mix, high blood pressure 28 yrs, aortic heart valve insuffiency, depression, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis lumbar spine, scoliosis lumbar spine, peripheral neuropathy hands & feet, COPD & on oxygen therapy, lupus & decreased circulation in both legs. Several other health issues just not enough room to list it all. Too many surgeries to list and too many medications to list. Currently on 16 different daily medications. Intrathecal pain pump implanted June 05.