From: IAS Admin (
Tue Dec 26 14:38:00 2006

From: [] On Behalf Of Rebecca Mitchell Sent: Sunday, December 24, 2006 1:13 AM Subject: Re: Adhesions-I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE!

Kelly, Please do not give up on yourself. I have had many doctors to speak to me as though the pain was in my head simply because they couldn't find a simply answer. I don't know if you received the information I sent about the TENS unit whis  is the acronym for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A "TENS unit" is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to certain parts of the body to block pain signals.   Rebecca Mitchell Have a Bless Day  

>----- Original Message ----
From: IAS Admin (Tracy) <> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 2:04:50 PM Subject: Adhesions-I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE! Sender: (shannon ) Subject: Re: Adhesions-I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE!

>>At Fri, 6 Oct 2006, Kelly wrote:
>>>My name is Kelly I have had severe pelvic adhesions for 10 years and I
>>>just can't do this anymore.  I have done EVERYTHING some of these crazy
>>>doctors have asked.  I have been thin, I have been fat even more
>>>depressing.  I have not worked in 1 year my pain is unbearable and
>>>doctors just think I am addicted to pain meds or I just need to learn to
>>>"suck up the pain and go on" yes this was a quote from a DOCTOR! I have
>>>had gastroenterologist do their work up-no findings as in no IBS,
>>>colitis etc.  I have done all the diets changing what I eat when I eat
>>>the whole nine yards.  I have had countless surgeries with about 3
>>>months relief then back to the same.  With these surgeries I have come
>>>home with a catheter several time due to the doctor cutting through my
>>>bladder-dont get me wrong I don't blame my doctor for that-NOTHING IS IN
>>>I do not know how to do this anymore! Not only am I suffering my whole
>>>family is as well> Bless my husbands soul I do not know how or why he is
>>>even still married to me-I would not want to be married to me! My
>>>children (now in college) ask everytime I talk to them which is everyday
>>>"how do you feel Mom?" it is always the same answer.  Now I just say "I
>>>am fine" it is just easier on me,my kids, my family and the few friends
>>>I have left.

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