Good attitude, Sherry. I really agree with your post. Way to go!!
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