Re: Pain Management Kel/Sally

From: Kelly Murray (
Sun Jan 20 12:12:32 2002

Kim, I haven't really had to withdraw from pain meds. I did go a couple of days without and had more pain but I think I still had a little in my system. Kel -------Original Message------- From: Date: Sunday, January 20, 2002 10:39:27 AM To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS Subject: Re: Pain Management Kel/Sally >From: "Kelly Murray" <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: Re: Pain Management Kel/Sally
>Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2002 09:49:23 -0600
>Yes I have been through all of this before. I don't know that I would cry,
>I get too mad. I guess on my next appt. the Dr. and I will have a little--
>talk about how I wouldn't call in unless I thought I needed something
> I am tempted to have a little talk with the nurse also but maybe it's the
>drs. place but I know when I go in, the nurse will see me first and I won't
>be able to keep my mouth shut. I don't think she even has a clue about
>adhesions, otherwise she wouldn't tell me that I "Just had indigestion."
>When I talked to her, she argued with me that I was having indigestion not
>adhesion pain. I am pretty angry though that I called on Tuesday and never
>got a answer from the Dr. Don't know if it was the nurses fault or he
>want to bother with it. He seemed like he was compassionate about adhesion
>pain though. I made this next appt just to go in and vent.
>If I let my husband talk to them, they would surely get angry as his tone
>can be quite scarey for people that don't know him but then again maybe
>is what is needed.
>I am going tomorrow about 3 hours from my home to a University Hospital Dr.
>to see if they can help me with my bladder. I know it is a waste of time
>it is probably something that the adhesions caused and I know that I can't
>have surgery so I don't know what I expect them to do. I guess I am still
>in search of the elusive cure for everything. It may be good for me to go
>though because if I get blocked or need surgery right away, they will at
>least be there for me. The last surgeon I went to here said he would make a
>big vertical cut to do surgery. I don't think so!
>-------Original Message-------
>Date: Saturday, January 19, 2002 10:43:54 PM
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: Pain Management Kel/Sally
>My dear Kel, I've been in your position so many times. You have to keep
>going and speak up for yourself. Do you have a husband or father nearby?
>This will sound awful, but I've had better success when he tells the doctor
>in no uncertain terms that I need medication and that I'm in agony. He has
>deep voice and sounds very authoritative. This world we live in is so
>unfair. And the other thing to remember is that as soon as you cry, you get
>labeled as melodramatic and in need of psychiatric care.
>It's good to hear from you even if the subject matter is less than
>elevating. I'm praying that you get relief. Love, Sally


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