About Me: Female, Republic of, Other, member since Jan 2005
Chronic pain patient thanks to abdominal adhesions resulting in constant bowel obstruction of one degree or another. My critters keep me laughing - a Dalmatian, a Dal X Lab mix, and a quaker parrot who wants to rule the universe. I can't hit the road much these days,
[More] but enjoy road trips on our Harley Davidson Electra Glide. Still enjoy gardening but not as extensively as ten years ago. I love being outside so when Winter descends I devote myself to genealogy research. Cracking old family legends is a great distraction from pain, as is music. I play the piano at home, and ring handbells and sing in the choir at church. Music is a wonderful vehicle to transport myself out of my misery, if only for a short time. Whatever works!
"My husband said getting off sub was worse than getting off a huge heroin addiction. Since I got to witness the withdrawals for over a month, I'm sure he was telling the truth. The misery went on forever.
What finally got him through..."
"Oh Jane. I have tears running down my face reading this thread. I know it doesn't help, but I do know how you feel. Be very proud of yourself that you accompanied your Tasha on her journey to the rainbow bridge. Not everyone can stan..."
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