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Feb 27, 2015 4:13 PM

I hope everyone is having a good day. I have done nothing but sleep today, I woke up @ 4:30 this morning got up and my rt shoulder is killing me . I was up until about 7:30 am I went back to sleep until 12:30 . I woke up my neck and shoulder is still giving me a fit,it is soo tender to the touch. I am feeling kind of fuzzy and seem to be having trouble thinking. My husband wants to take me and my sister out to eat for a late birthday dinner. I really don't want to go, let me rephrase that I don't really feel like going. Am I a terrible person he said I really want you to go I want to do this for you. My head has just decided it wants to hurt the pain is going up my up the center of the back of my head to the top of my head . I feel really guilty for not going.

Feb 27, 2015 4:58 PM

Feeling pretty good at this point today. Back has been pretty quiet but emotions have been playing havoc with me. Just need to get some quality sleep tonight and not wake up at 2 in the morning again.

Feb 27, 2015 5:06 PM

Is anyone having problems with the the joints in their fingers all painful. I haven't ever had any problems with them before. Could this be Fibro ?

Feb 27, 2015 5:52 PM

Amanda I hope you get some sleep tonight.

Feb 27, 2015 6:40 PM

I have pain, tingling, and numbness. Weezie I hope you get some sleep try and ask your doctor to give you some ambien to sleep because my doctor gave me a prescription

Feb 27, 2015 7:12 PM

Weezie, I have trouble with the joints in my fingers a lot. Today I did to much and later on they got weak and I kept dropping things. I am starting medication now for what my doctor believes is fibro. Hope this helps :)

Feb 27, 2015 8:26 PM

Today wasn't quite as good as yesterday. But sure beats 90% of the last 6 months. Just got my kids all asleep, got myself a warm mug of cranberry juice and an relaxing with my tens unit. :)

Feb 27, 2015 8:39 PM

Sore and tire like i was in a tri-Athlon, the real sore point is i Hate sport's... I just wish i could sleep all night tonight.... good luck to you all with fibro. weather changes are in store for the northeast... cold here in michigan

Feb 27, 2015 9:07 PM

I had a long rough day today, some good and some bad but it wore me out. I didn't sleep well but had to get up for errands. After getting ready to go I noticed a horrible sharp pain in the bottom of my right foot & from midway of my forearm to the fingers across the right palm. I kept flexing and clinching my fist/foot to try to get it to stop. I went ahead and left for the tag office where I had to wait 1 1/2 hours to get my handicapped tag/decal. But sitting there my right hand began to tremble, then I noticed my whole right side felt weird (shaky). I had to go to the bathroom while waiting and it seemed like it took forever to walk. Also I had to sit in a chair below the air vent, which was cool, so now I'm sneezing & getting sick.

I left the tag office and stopped to grab a burger before heading to get my car checked. When my order was ready I went to reach for the tray and my hand was literally shaking life a leaf in the wind. Thankfully a military guy offered to take my tray to a table! I was so grateful to him for that and his service I thanked him 3x. When I was trying to take the tray to dump my trash another man & his wife took it and emptied it for me. Going out the door an employee held it open and opened my car. I thanked each & every one who assisted me.

By this time my body was feeling exhausted from being out too long. I should have broken my errands up. I then drove across the street to have my car checked. It sounded bad when I'd roll to a stop and they'd just put brakes on 2 mos ago. I had to sit and wait 2-3 hours, and I had a ball bearing joint breaking down, so that cost some money. I told the young mechanic to take a picture because my husband wouldn't believe me...he put the bad one in a box in my floorboard! After paying I realized the mechanic had parked my car right at the door so I thanked them.

Then I had to pick up a new Rx all the way across town, and thought I'd go through the drive thru but it was too backed up. I walked inside an got my Rx. I must have looked really tired by then because I was getting real sympathetic looks. I drove home and it was all I could do to get in the house and I collapsed in my chair.

When my husband came home he asked what the parts box was in the carport (I sat it out of my car because were having auto thefts). When I told him what they'd repaired and how much it cost he screeched at me, "You paid what? It can't have been that bad!". Angry at his attitude (I'd expected it) I told him, " Well at least we had the money to pay for it. Otherwise it could have broken with me driving. Then where would we be?" He kinda looked sorry but still angry so I added, "Now go suck on a lemon and get over it, or see if you can add more to your sour disposition!"

I love him dearly but sometimes he acts like I'm not smart enough to know about a car, yet every single time I've been right at what was wrong. I told him 2 weeks ago I thought it was the bearings. Geez!

I just thank God for helping me have the energy to get through today, and that He blesses every person who assisted me! Good night & blessed sleep to all 🙏💠💤💤💤

Feb 27, 2015 9:11 PM

PS... The trembling of my hand lasted from 1130 to about 645. I took a gabapentin at 515 pm, and I noticed the trembling started decreasing. Not sure what's happening though. I started with trembling about a year ago. Its been getting noticeably worse the last 2-3 months. Others are now seeing it.

Feb 27, 2015 10:02 PM

Flappy, sounds like an absolutely exhausting day. Glad you got the help from kind people around you. Hope you sleep well.

Feb 27, 2015 11:14 PM

Flappyslady, I am exhausted after reading about your day. So glad you are home safe and sound. Despite your extremely rough day, God placed complete strangers in your path to help you. I know you see that as a blessing! I pray that you can get some sleep tonight and have a much more peaceful day tomorrow.

Feb 28, 2015 8:02 AM

Amen to both of y'all. I did sleep good but I am sick with a cold now.

We have to move my mother-in-law to a new home today, because they kept messing up her meds. I'm going to pack up clothes & organize the new room (tell others where to put stuff). Even my sis in law says I do better organization than her. That's what my jobs required. I dread how I know I'll feel this evening.

Feb 28, 2015 8:21 AM

Flappy, I sure hope today won't be too hard on you! Take lots of breaks and let others execute the organization strategy you devise! xoxo

Feb 28, 2015 8:33 AM

Much better this morning, but I've got to clean the house this morning. Not that I want too because I know it's going to take me several hours and I dread to know what I'm going to feel like later on tonight.

Feb 28, 2015 8:41 AM

I felt much better this morning too but my neck and back are already starting to go downhill again. I should be cleaning the house as well, do laundry and go grocery shopping. So, I pledge to di the dishes and grocery shopping today and the laundry tomorrow. The rest of the cleaning may or may not get done depending on how I'm feeling.

Feb 28, 2015 11:04 AM

Flappsy I hope you take it easy today on moving your mother in law deligate a lot to everyone and rest as much as posible. I have problems holding on to things thinking I 've got it then dropping it. I've got to plant potato eyes today I'm dreading that. I a Thompson rest as much as possible do what can't wait and for sure the rest will be there waiting until you feel better. Everyone have a safe and Blessed day.

Feb 28, 2015 7:27 PM

Bless her heart, my mother-in-law cried leaving the old home, then when she got to the new one she was most upset because there were no men there. She's 78 for Pete's sake, and she still loves the men!

We did get her moved and settled in but it took all day. Unknown to us, we had to make an inventory list of all her belongings. I didn't do anything but tell them where to place stuff then I listed everything. But I had to stand to do that and what walking I did nearly caused an asthma attack. There really should be less slope to ramps because walking up & down that ramp was a workout. Thankfully its all done and after getting home we realized we never ate lunch. I'm a little more sore in my mid-back but my left knee is swollen and painful. Mostly though we are just tired. I told my hubby to report the other home because we didn't even know how bad & negligent they were until the new home was reviewing her medication records. I feel bad for the other patients.

Feb 28, 2015 8:26 PM

Flappsy There are some horrible nursing homes out there. It is so sad that our elderly have to live in conditions like that. I know those ramps are supposed to make it easier on those of us that need them but good grief some of them are steep. Hope your knee is better tomorrow.

Feb 28, 2015 9:34 PM

I having an absolutely horrible day. My pain levels are horrible, my anxiety levels are up, I'm exhausted and can't sleep and I have painful chills. I'm pretty much just overwhelmed today and it's because I've been like this several days. I go to pain management on Monday morning which is horribly stressful to me because I'm waiting a long time without having had medicine, he does range of motion measurements which causes worse pain and then by the time I hit the pharmacy and get home, I'm literally done. So, tomorrow, I will have to find a distraction to get my anxiety down and try to get some rest. I hope everyone else is having a less painful and more peaceful day. You are all in my prayers.

Mar 01, 2015 10:11 AM

AlwayZ, are you getting sick (chills)? I will be praying for you & weezie12 today.

Weezie12, I feel tired today and my knee & hip joints are stiff, making me walk funny. I'm hoping resting will help. Have a blessed day ladies!

Mar 01, 2015 11:33 AM

FlappsyLady, everything is so messed up, I can't tell. I'm also menopausal so the hot flashes, sweats and chills are part of that nightmare as well. Thank you for the paraders. They are appreciated more than you know. I'm glad I met you... I feel like I made a good friend. 💕

Mar 01, 2015 6:49 PM

Flappsy and Always in pain how are y'all feeling today. Hope y'all are feeling better. This morning my shoulder pain was better than it's been in a week. It rained all night and most of today. But as of now it's really back to hurting and now I touched my elbow and almost hollered it hurt so bad. I feel like a cry baby today.Some times if crying would help I would be crying all the time. Always those hot flashes are the pits,been there and done that. I had my historectomy when I was 46 so I went into instant menopause I kept our airconditioner sitting on 60 my husband told me he was turning into a popscile.lol now I freeze since I've lost all this weight

Mar 01, 2015 8:18 PM

AlwayZ, I feel I've made several good friends here, you & weezie12 included. I thank God for all of you, for having met so many.

Mar 01, 2015 10:12 PM

I feel the same way FlappsyLady!!! I read my previous post and realized in didn't write prayers like I meant to but I'm sure you knew what I meant.

Mar 02, 2015 9:55 AM

Flappsy I feel the same way about all of y'all.

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