happy easter ! or like I make the most of it .

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   Posted 4/22/2011 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
 I look forward to trying to  getting outside for walk !Its the 1st nice spring day!I some times  wish the pain didn't stop me from doing simple things ,I still try to make the most of it! I have to accept that,at this point in my life am not able to do  much ,due to pain !Most of all learning  coping skills and pain management!I'm greatful to have found healing well.I feel its hard for me to accept that ,somedays are so bad for me ,Idont get out of bed !!Ialso have good days,I do hope everyone has a nice hoilday !!!I feel small steps  are better than none ! Take care 

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   Posted 4/22/2011 8:05 PM (GMT -6)   
     Dear 2Long,

    I sure can relate! I have been having a hard time myself. *hugg* You are right, small steps is the way to go. With a little luck the rest of your weekend will have nice weather too so you can enjoy being outside. Try not to let things get you down. Your doing a great job and doing the best you can!

     I sure hope you are able to get your pain down to a manageable level. Enough to relax and get some rest. Hang in there and stay strong!

*warm hugg*

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And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood

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   Posted 4/23/2011 7:20 AM (GMT -6)   
No walking outside today or tomorrow it is pouring down rain. I will finish baking the choc chip cookie batter. Hubby feels like a failure and he wont last long loading and unloading a delivery truck- bad rotator cuff unjuries. So my weekend will be trying to cheer him up and managing my pain. my swelling in leg did decrease a little so i am happy about that. Everyone take care enjoy the holiday and have a low pain weekend.

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crushed lower knee and vertical fx of yibia/external fixator placed/plates and screws and tried to place big pieces of cartiledge under knee cap/tremendous pain in affected legcontinously without improving/allergic to metal in left leg/leg isnt straight/need metal removed in July/wait 6 months for healing/then toatal knee replacement/straighten out leg/more phsyxical therapy/take opana er

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   Posted 4/23/2011 12:27 PM (GMT -6)   
The birds are chirping on Easter Eve. Did the rain stop? Maybe I should get to stepping and find out. heres hoping those in the MD/VA/PA area have a sunny Easter and all this gloomy rain will go away for 24 hours ;)
MRI revealed disc bulge and test injections revealed RA. Radio Freq procedures have decreased the severity of pain by about 1/3rd. currently on 75 mgs of Nucynta (tapentadol) 3 time per day. Works as well as 10 mgs of hydrocodone, less addictive, no tylenol, but schedule II. Also take Alieve OFTEN, much better than Ibu.
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