Re: Adhesions, Swelling, Back/Stomach Pain and Now....

Tue Aug 14 19:41:03 2007

You know, I really believe that my adhesion related problems are much harder

on my family. I think that's the one big thing that is the most depressing. Oh, I've been so bad I really would rather have died, but knowing that I'm causing my family so much pain by having to watch me suffer is the most unbearable part of this horrible disorder. I'm obstructed.....again......and

am looking at the possibility of another 10th belly the near future. I'm sure thankful I found a great surgeon this last time since he's taking down the adhesions both outside and inside the intestine. I'm sure this time he'll shorten the small intestine again and join it to the rectum. I have three inches left and that's plenty of room to do another anastimosis. Well, it's been 18 months since the last surgery....18 months of normalcy! I'll be hopeful for another 18 months this

time. Reba

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> Boy, do I understand the friend thing. I was the girl with all the
> personality! The life of the party. The one being silly making everyone
> laugh! Some of my so called friends wouldn't even got to the parties
> unless
> I was gonna go, They said it wasn't fun without me. Well, My phone doesn't
> ring anymore and when it does someone wanting to talk about the flu, they
> have or an ear infection, I would give anything for that to be my problem,
> sound selfish.
> I am having to miss my sons first baseball game today since he started
> playing when he was 4 and he is now almost 16. His team is in the regional
> championships. But this Mom has to go to a drs appt to get
> social security paperwork filled out. This Mom is now having to go on
> permanent disability. What I lifestyle change in the past 2 years.
> Highlight of the day no cramping in the abdomen and the pain pills have
> somewhat eased the pain in the last 2 hours.
> I am so grateful for this website, I really needed to vent this morning! I
> have spent the 2 of the last 5 days depressed and crying. I want my life
> back. Thank god for my family. God Bless all fo you who struggle with me.
> May we all find happiness!! Better days to come!!!

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