Reason:Chronic (10 years +) pain, lower back.
Drs. don't know why. Disc? Facets? Used to be obese? Drug addict?
Recently changed pain drs. due to "medical leave" on my regular pain dr.
New doc....hates opiods. I must be an addict. I don't know if he can rise above his God complex to treat me objectively or just lable me as a drug seeker because past drs. couldn't find a proceedure to cure me.
Low back pain. I think multiple conditions. No or little response to epidurals. My body tricks diagnostic equipment because I'm 35 and dr. won't humor me to pretend I have a 70 year old skeleton when they look at results. Drs. gave up and gave me vicodin. Enough edge off the pain to pretend to have a normal life, but the fun of the drug wore off YEARS ago.
In my mind, and stated to hubby....drs. get 6 months (till end of my current teaching contract) to find and resolve pain, or medicate sufficiently. After that...most likely end it all. Can't take it. Not sure if I can make it till then, but I will force myself too.
Post Edited By Moderator (Lynnwood) : 11/25/2011 7:23:44 PM (GMT-7)