Tag: pain

milestones

The last milestone…

On August 25, 2013, I wrote a post about Firsts. It was five days after the Mr had his accident. We were headlong on a journey that frankly, we weren’t sure how or when it would end. I say “we” as it was “our” journey, not just his. His journey took him through pain, healing, and rehabilitation. My journey took me… Read more →

Meltdown…

He woke up screaming. The pain medicine does that. Those medicines have changed his sleeping patterns. He talks in his sleep, dreams more vividly, and on occasion, has nightmares. He’s no longer on the hardcore medicines, but he’s still on powerful drugs. It happened out of the blue, but has been brewing for days. The Mr had a huge meltdown… Read more →

Progress…

We’re just over a week into recovery, and the Mr is progressing. He’s having better days and is going a bit longer between doses of pain medicine during the day. That is a good thing. He’s up more and moving around, he has watched movies and TV shows on his computer, finally has somewhat of an appetite, and he just… Read more →

Firsts…

Pain, with a drug induced fog. That’s how he’s living now. It’s going to be like this for at least six weeks. I can’t explain how frightened this makes me. Pain is one thing. I can relate to the pain. I can’t relate to the drugs. Hard core narcotics. Those frighten me, but oh my god, they are necessary. Pain… Read more →

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