spiderdust: (sunlight)
Back to the doctor again, to find meds that work. Not only am I not sleeping, but my heart will do weird flip-skippy things too.

I wonder if this is worth it?
spiderdust: (anger)
I don't think I like this new medication at all.

This is supposed to help me sleep, and therefore help my pain management? I don't consider waking up every hour and being too revved up to sleep deeply to be improved sleep. Heck, I got better sleep with melatonin and kava, and I can't do those now (nor are they good to do continuously).

Now I'm tired, cranky, VERY AWAKE, and have extra aches to boot. Feh.
spiderdust: (gish)
That's what I've just been prescribed for my fibromyalgia. Anyone familiar with it?
spiderdust: (sunlight)
Today I woke up with a migraine.

When I was finally able to keep some food down, I took the anti-inflammatory for my toe.
The migraine got worse.

I lay down on the couch, wondering how much longer it would be before my head exploded, and went to sleep.

Care to take a guess at some of the side effects for indomethacin?
spiderdust: (ghost)
It's off to work I go.

I'm leaving the Flexeril at home & just relying on ibuprofen today. I've got a stool behind the counter that I can sit on from time to time, but I know my back's going to be pretty tired when I get home.

Tomorrow's going to be a tiring day too; Munchkin has a soccer class, then we head over to San Francisco's Aquarium By The Bay for a homeschooling field trip, and then I have an appointment in the city. After that, a quick (ha!) stock-up trip to Rainbow Grocery & then the drive home. We should arrive back at our place around 7pm or later. :(

There never seems to be enough time to slow down...

I can't win

Feb. 5th, 2004 02:04 am
spiderdust: (bedtime)
Exhausted from the pain, spacey from the meds, yet awake from the pain & disoriented from the meds.
And I have to go back to work tomorrow. :(
spiderdust: (bedtime)
A couple of days ago, my back spasmed badly enough to make me leave work.

Yesterday, I finally got to see the doctor about it. He told me to stay home from work and gave me a new prescription of muscle relaxers. I hate how groggy they make me. I keep falling asleep in the car; today I fell asleep from 3:30 until 7:30, and I was asleep this morning until 10:30. I still feel like I could sleep some more.

What I hate about painkillers the most is they don't fix the problem. They just make it so you don't notice it. I have a massage therapist friend that I need to call... hopefully he'll be able to fix it & tell me how to keep from reinjuring it. [livejournal.com profile] insomnia & [livejournal.com profile] iceblink have also offered the use of their massage table and hot tub, and have also offered to do some moxibustion on my back as well. I think I'm going to take them up on all of their offers.
spiderdust: (rotating cam pic)
I found the website for oscillococcinum.
http://www.oscillo.com/

And I'm doing better today. I'm going in to work.
spiderdust: (ghost)
I can turn my head a good bit more now, but I still have to be careful. I really hope I'm a lot better by Sunday, or work is going to be hell. I have a feeling that I'm going to be spending a good portion of the weekend in a Flexeril & codeine induced haze.
spiderdust: (Default)
I'm back from the doctor's office.
He gave me some Flexeril and has called in a prescription for Tylenol with codeine for me.

I go ni-ni now.
spiderdust: (ghost)
There's nothing like being at work, using sharp knives, and having the room spin.

I think I should call the doctor about my medication.

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