I to would like to Welcome you to Healing Well Chronic Pain Forum! Boy what can I say! You have really been through the wringer haven't you! I am really really glad you have found us and came to this site! I hope that you will find this site as comforting and helpfull as I have! People really are compassionate and caring here, ( I personally think these are the most caring and compassionate folks that you will find any where on the internet!) we certainly can not fix you or give you professional medical advice! But we can give you our ears and listen to you, ( so when you are frustrated and need to vent, or rant and rave) we are here for you!, and when you also need support we are also here for you! and when you need some just plain caring friendly advice well we are here for you for that too! Your no longer alone with your pain when you are here! Hopefully you will find ( like I have) that the folks here, become family to you! I do hope that you stick around and become an active part of our family! I am sure that we can all benefit from your knowledge and experience too! Share with us what you are comfortable with, and again I Welcome you "chatters" to our Chronic Pain Family!
Moderator Chronic Pain
After spending nearly 22 1/2 years in the USAF, I retired in Sept, 1991. I then went back to school and became a licensed RN in 1994, and I worked on Oncology and then a Med Surg Unit, I became disabled in late 1999 and was approved SSD in early 2002!-- DDD, With herniated Disk at T-12 and L4-5. C5-C6 ACDF in Sep 2009, C6-C7 ACDF in Mar 1985, Osteoarthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Complex Sleep Apnea, and host of other things to spice up my life!(NOT!) Medications:Oxycontin, Percocet, Baclofen, Sulfasalazine, Metoprolol, Folic Acid, Supplemental O2 at 3lpm with VPAP Adapt SV I am White Beard with a White Beard!