Over the Top

Monday, I started physical therapy for what my doc thinks is a torn rotator cuff in my left shoulder.  Can we say “Hot, Burning Lava Pain”?  Pain, plus no sleep because of the pain, plus a full-blown depressive episode is just about more than I can take.  Cue sobs and escapist behavior.  I called the therapist and begged for intervention—amputation was on my list of possibilities.  I’m going in a few minutes for “pain relief measures,” which I’m hoping includes a spinal block from the neck down and a nice latte.  We’ll see.

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kathryn McCullough
    May 23, 2012 @ 11:58:46

    Pain sucks, doesn’t it? Sorry to hear you’re hurting. Hope you get some relief–not to mention a latte!
    Hugs,
    Kathy

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  2. Evelyn Atholl Moir
    May 23, 2012 @ 12:10:34

    Poor you Sandy Sue, just as you recover from your op. Thinking of you & a big hug.
    I have really enjoyed your drawings…and look forward to your postings every day.

    Reply

  3. carlarenee45
    May 23, 2012 @ 16:34:24

    I hope you get some quick relief

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  4. bipolarmuse
    May 24, 2012 @ 09:15:56

    😦 Tell them to give you liquid morphine and a latte… that has to be excruciating pain.

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  5. pegoleg
    May 24, 2012 @ 10:33:06

    Damn, you’re getting nailed! Hoping for quick relief.

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  6. Kana Tyler
    May 24, 2012 @ 16:04:31

    The “like” button doesn’t always seem like the appropriate response–but I DO like and admire your ability to hang onto humor even in the midst of suffering. 🙂 Sending (gentle) hugs your way!

    Reply

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