I am so sorry to hear of this sad news Linda. My heart bleeds for you and I know you must be in shock. Surround yourself with your loved ones and lean on them while you are weak. In the long wrong you will become strong again as I know you can beat this girlfriend!! You go girl!! You do what ya gotta do and fight like you have never fought before. Come here to us in good times and in times of struggles. We will always be here for YOU!!!
Chronic, severe and continuous bilateral temporal headaches since April 2000.
Poor prognosis, seen thousands of doctors, been on dozens of meds and tried all forms of treatment with no success.
May 2010 to present taking DM, dextromethorphan, 4x/day, to continue to reset the receptors, weaning off of oxycodone as it did not help with my pain, pain continues to be terrible every minute of every day!
Feb to end of April 2010:3 cycles of IV Ketamine infusion via a PICC line and pump at home, this was to try to break the pain cycle by resetting the receptors
Meds: oxycodone for breakthrough, cymbalta, vitamin D, B12, magnesium, omega 3, melatonin
Profession: Part time registered nurse on Long term disability and applying for permanent disability thru CPP
52 yrs old, female, married, two boys 19 & 21, live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada