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I cant remember how to help myself

Sep 19, 2016 10:10 PM

So the tablet that had my coping 'toolbox' crashed and i lost it. And I feel like absolute hell today and need some ideas since i can't think.
I woke up at 4 am (after 5 hours of drug induced sleep) to one of the worst tension headaches that I've had in a long time. Not the worst I've ever had but dizzy at movement bad. Anyways I still went to work even though I think anxiety about going to work is part of the reason for my headache, the other is that my body hates me and all the muscles in my neck and back freaked out in me. The managers were all at an offsite meeting last week and this week they are back and I'm still upset about being shit on right when i got back from vacation at the end of august. Anyways i think that was part of it and ive gotten off topic again sorry.
Today at work i ran my dr ho all day on my upper traps. I had a nap when i got home after going to 2 grocery stores because the Italian shop didn't have basil. So sad they didn't have basil and i had to go to save on foods. Anyway. After the nap it was super time so even though i feel like shit i helped with supper and ate. Then the boyfriend decided that I needed an Epsom salt bath, which i had completely forgotten about. So I had a long hot bath with epsom salts and lavander oil.
The boyfriend reacts very poorly to peppermint so I don't want to use my oils and cause him harm.
Besides muscle relaxants and trying to sleep it off does anyone have any ideas on how i can make this go away?
I have physio booked for the 28th, massage on the 4th and acupuncture on the 6th. I can't get in sooner to any of those.
My brain is so fried. I hate when it gets this bad. All my other problems get worse when my pain is really high.
I don't have any medications besides advil and muscle relaxants and I don't have access to weed or kratom. I don't own Voltaren gel or anything like that.
Any help would be appreciated.

Sep 20, 2016 6:55 AM

Have u tried the new aspercream lidocaine cream I've found it works well.

Sep 20, 2016 12:57 PM

I'm so sorry Gotobef. Try and stay relaxed as much as possible. OTC ointments or even OTC Tens unit might help. I wish I knew something specific. But with my pain issues my brain is foggy. Hugs love & prayers your pain will begin to reduce asap! 🙂💕🙏🌸

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