I can't explain why, but since Saturday, my pain levels have dropped. In four days, I've only taken two doses of pain meds. I have no explanation for this. I have not changed my other medications. I have had no procedures. I have not changed anything about my usual routine -- other than to stop reaching for narcotics at bedtime and ibuprofen upon waking.
I'm certainly not complaining, but I'm at even more of a loss to figure out what to do next. I'd love to get off the mind-slowing nerve calming meds, but what if they keep me at this very-livable pain level? Meanwhile, I'm still waiting to hear back from the second surgeon who is reviewing my case. I'm also waiting for a new medication. Waiting, waiting, waiting...
3 weeks ago