From: Michele (
Wed Jun 9 12:38:27 1999

Good attitude, Sherry. I really agree with your post. Way to go!! ----Michele At Wed, 9 Jun 1999, sherry wrote: >
>Bev, I know that my back pain always corresponds to the severity of my
>adhesions. It is not just the pain but the constant pulling in my back.
>My range of movement is getting limited. I feel like I know my body and
>I know when something is wrong. I'm going to my surgeon Fri. and I'm
>trying to get up the nerve to ask more questions and hopefully get
>answers. I would like to know if it is beneficial to have the adhesions
>lysed early before they become too dense. Since I have had many
>surgeries for adhesions, my experience had always been that I usually
>wait until I can barely walk and function before I give in. This has
>only made my laporoscopies turn into laparotomies, sometimes with
>complications and a longer recovery time. I also feel that pain
>medication is for people in pain!!! Why are some doctors reluctant to
>help make life easier for those who suffer? None of us asked to have
>adhesions, to be in chronic pain or to have our quality of life to
>diminish. I hope my Dr. listens to me and perhaps together we can come
>up with some answers. I am very frustrated that I have to constantly
>fight to have a somewhat normal life. But I am not about to quit.
>Remember, we are friends who stick together!!! Sherry

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