Hello all my dear and carring Fam's & Peep's!!!
I said something in a post, forgot where, that I had been wetting my bed lately. Well several of you told me to go rto my Urologist right away cause of my history of prostate cancer. I did call him and left a message last week about what was happening. Well he called back today and I told him that I'm pretty sure I figured out what was going on. He agreed and told me if it started back up again to call him.
Some of you might know that I've switched my pain doc twice since moving to the country a year ago. I had been travelling 4 hours to see my old one once a month for the first couple months here but that got old and expensive so I asked my new family doc to suggest a pain doc. The first was a piece of garbage person! He didn't evan ask me how I felt and cut my meds back 30mgs the first time I saw him! I gave him the bennifit of the doubt and went twice more but it didn't get any better so I told my reg doc what happened and he suggested another. A young lady who seems to know what she's doing but I'm not sure! So far she has cut my meds back another 50mgs!!! These docs seem so afraid to prescribe narcotics around here! Anyway, I went along w/ it. I'd been wanting to cut back anyway and see what happens since I'd been taking the same doses for so long. Well I can tell you what happened>> More pain of course>> Da!!! It's getting really hard to get out of bed and walk in the morning before I take my a.m. meds! My back is constantly in pain as is my neck which both are above #5 or #6 and shoot higher w/ activity. My hip has been probably the worst since the cut in meds> #7+! It burns and aches all the time and walking makes it worse. I had all this pain pretty much in control w/ the amount of meds I used to take, I mean I usually kept the pain below a #5 and evan got my brain used to that amount! I guess all good things must come to an end, especially with us C.P'ers!!!!!
Anyway, the reason I'm telling Y'all this is because I had been experimenting w/ the pain meds I had left to take, moving the times around when I take them to try to cope better w/ the pain! The Doc has me down to 3 - #15mg oxy's & 3 - #10mg methadones and one muscle relaxer at bed a day! I used to take twice that amount! So I've been taking a oxy and a 1/2 a methadone in the morning and trying not to take anymore till late in the day when the pain got out of control. I think my tollerance has definitly gone down as it's been a couple months since she cut me down to this level! Anyway, by taking most of my meds late in the day and having a lower tolerance, I think it has caused me to start wetting my bed at night! After starting to take the meds earlier and more spread out, the wetting has stopped! Yea!!! But the pain in the afternoon / evening is much worse!!! Oh well, at least it's a dry pain!!!
That was a joke incase anyone didn't get it!!! You know like the westerners say, "at least it's a dry heat" Ask Miss Dani about our wet heat here in Fla!!! LOL!!!
So here I sit, in pain and soooooo tired> (didn't get my testosterone shot on time cause my wife was out of town!) At the end of my 3 week w/o a shot, my T level drops like a lead balloon! Blood tests have varrified that! Makes me so tired> Dead tired> Zombie tired Uggg!!
Sorry for all the whining as usual! I just wanted to let my caring Fam's who were worried about my bed wetting to know that I've stopped! Sure make Moma happy too!!!> Moma don't like wakin in dat wet bed!!!
It's been raining here> Yea! Don't have to water the garden but since I built an irrigation system out of some old pvc pipes and fittings I had laying around this past weekend> (it actually works!) it just figures it would start raining finally!!!
So Datz all Folks as Buggs used to say!
Luv & Hugz To Y'all!!!!
Pain lovin Pete!
PS> Got my tens unit from the Lovely Miss Linda in the mail today!!!! 3 Cheers for Linda> Hip, Hip > You know the rest!! Miss Linda is an ANGEL!!! Thanks again Miss Linda!!!
When I was young & stupid I broke almost every bone in my body and I'm paying a heavy price now but I'm still here and so glad to see my two sons grow up to be fine young men, both are in the Navy. I'm so proud! My biggest health problem>> I'm a certified Luny~Tune!!