It was good to read your update and hear how you are doing :) I'm really glad you had a good appointment. I know you aren't "out of the woods" yet... but at least you are moving in the right direction. It's a good start!!
I'm really proud of you re: your meds...that's great news. Make sure you use those percocets when you need them, though, and don't let the pain get ahead of you (I'm in "mom mode"...can you tell?) :)
That's also great news re: the smoking. That's a hard one to kick...so I'm proud of you there, too!!
I look forward to the day where we are joking and laughing again... and both feeling well :) Until that point, take good care of yourself...and post when you can.
Your friend...Tina (who really, really wants a Tempur-Pedic bed)...
Main Health Problems: Dysautonomia/POTS; CFS/Fibromyalgia; Severe Hypertension; Hypothyroidism; Hypoadrenalism; Mixed (Obstructive/Central) Sleep Apnea - on Auto BiPap; Depression/Anxiety; Severe Vitamin D Deficiency
Pain Issues: Cervical/Thoracic back pain; migraines; carpal tunnel syndrome; widespread joint/muscle pain, nerve pain in hands/arms/feet; Future Plans: Intrathecal Pain Pump; already completed trial (Sept, 2008); awaiting my decision for implantation