About Me: Female, 65, Paradise, CA, member since Sep 2013
I'm 62, retired and have had horrible pain since a kyphoscoliosis surgery eight years ago. I know now that it's chronic. I did have lower back paihn before he surgery -- that's gone now, but now I get severe pain in my neck from degenerating disks and at the top of my b
[More]ack across my shoulder blades. I have been taking tramadol which works well for me because it seems to be the only thing that takes care of my pain and also the depression I get. However, I am now on my second day of tramadol withdrawal, hoping to stop it. Have found good forums here, which gives me hope.
Thank you so much. You honestly have no idea how much your well wishes made me smile! It's nice to talk to someone that actually understands. I didn't start experiencing pain until I was in High School and it's getting progressively worse. It's such a drain on you physically but also mentally.
Thank you for the suggestion. I would feel embarrassed to ask for financial help. I'm almost embarrassed that I'm going through this type of debilitating pain at such a young age. I know I shouldn't be but I am. =( I really hope I can come up with the money to at least go to a pain management doctor. If they gave me any type of help, it would improve the quality of my life SO MUCH!
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Borrowed from Hendrix after he passed someone had to keep the name Alive and Well ~ jimi (lil wing =0) Thanks for accepting my friendship invite Im both humbled and honored InDeed
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