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Aug 23, 2015 3:02 PM

So I was having a wonderful day until I got into the bathtub to soak. Turned on my tummy and found a lump on the left side now. No worries, sent a message into the surgeons office for an appointment on tuesday(no transportation tomorrow and don't want to see any of the other surgeons in the practice. It feels like just a fluid filled cyst, but won't know until ultrasound is done. I'm so tired of all the crap that has happened this year, I'm about ready to loose my mind. I'm not scared or nervous. Had the same thing on the other side in June. What else can go wrong already?

Aug 23, 2015 5:05 PM

I feel for you I ask that question all the time. You don't know from one day to the other. I go to bed hopefully that in the morning it will be a better day. I'm hoping maybe I can do something to make life easier for my wife. I'm a guy that's a jack of all trades master of none. School of hard knocks I don't like taking pain medicine but again I don't like watching the world go by. I just have to do a little bit at a time it doesn't take much to set everything on fire. I been doing this for over 30 years. I hope you the best and everything comes out good and there isn't anymore surprises. Wishing you the best.

Aug 24, 2015 1:03 PM

We have good days we have bad days I'm prayer for you right now the family needs you and your kind words

Aug 24, 2015 2:35 PM

Amanda I am sorry that you have found yet again a new lump. I hope and pray that it's nothing serious. You have had such a hard beginning of this year,hopefully it will get better. Love and hugs and prayers.

Aug 24, 2015 5:55 PM

Oh Amanda, I know you are, bless your heart! Let's just hope and pray this will be minor. I really wish they could find out why it keeps breaking out on you. And I wish they could get a permanent treatment! (((Hugs))) and prayers for you sweetheart. 🙏🌼

Aug 24, 2015 7:35 PM

Flappys, it's not MRSA. It's a solid whatever it is. No fever, redness, etc this time. Weezie, it feels like it just keeps dragging on and on and on already. Also, not sleeping that great doesn't help matters. Oh and I have to love doctors offices who don't know what the hell they are talking about. Ortho wanted me to come see him on the day of si injections. I had to spell it out specifically that surgery means NO!!!! Smh.

Aug 25, 2015 7:41 AM

Just more then a little perturbed with the whole situation at this point. I just want it to be done already!!!!!!!

Aug 25, 2015 11:17 AM

Amanda, I can only imagine how distressing it is to find yet another lump. I just hope that it's taken care of quickly and completely. You're in my prayers.
Grandpa, my heart hurts for you. I know that my Dad, who just turned 86, was a hard worker all his life and had 17 surgeries on his knee and is in constant pain. He takes OTC meds and very
Rarely will take an RX med. he sounds like you. I pray for you that you have better days and less pain. I have suffered for over 20 years with chronic pain (level 8) and it gets very hard. Missing parties, not wanting to go on vacations, etc. it's hard but the only thing we can do is put one foot in front of another and move forward. This community is a Godsend for support and understanding. I'll keep you in my prayers and hope that you can find comfort in chatting with us when you need a little extra boost.🙏🏻🌻

Aug 25, 2015 12:04 PM

Alwayz, went to surgeon this morning. Apparently, just normal tissue. But need to be on watch if it changes shape or size. Got a "good catch" this morning. Still waiting on follow up mammo in December to see if the other one has changed any.

Aug 25, 2015 4:36 PM

Amanda, in glad that you had what you considered a "good catch". You really have been through the mill this passed year and I know it's been beyond hard for you. I'll be praying about your follow up on the breast lump. I am glad that you are so very diligent about taking care of any issues that pop up as soon as you find them. My prayers and thoughts are with you!💕🙏🏻🌻 As well as some gentle hugs to give you any extra support you may need to get through. (although, by your posts, you're a very strong lady). We can ALL use {{{{hugs}}}} though.. 😍

Aug 25, 2015 4:43 PM

Alwayz, that actually came from the surgeons mouth, not my own. Just have to wait and see now.

Aug 26, 2015 8:57 AM

Whenwz I want to thank you for your kind words I've never had anybody that really understood. It is so hard missing out on all those things I go to as many as I can. I have three granddaughters 5&2&10 months. I call the girls my 3 angels and two twin grandsons There 8. Are granddaughters love the plan sleepovers at Grandma and grandpas. I just wanna add that when those girls walk through that door the pain and all the thoughts melt away. That unconditional love my wife says they sure love their grandpa. My wife and the girls seem to know when I need my fix. I have to add if not for my wife I could not do this all alone she is a blessing. I have a house with a apartment above it. Its 3 bedrooms and a bathroom and a kitchen up there has access to it from downstairs also. Are daughter and husband split up so our daughter moved in upstairs & twin grandsons. I could go on but really I wanted to thank you alwayzinpain you made my day that you for the kind words and support. God bless you and I hope you have a great day.

Aug 29, 2015 3:47 PM

Flappys and AlwayZ, spoke too soon on this one as well. Abscess on right has started to rear it's ugly little head again. Going to give it a few more days to see if I can clear it up with Hibiclens and topical bactroban. It's not open, so it will not jeopardize my procedure next Thursday. No fever, chills, etc. Will check in with surgeons office again if no better the following week.

Aug 31, 2015 6:49 PM

(((Hugs))) for the frustration, and prayers it won't worsen! 🙏🌼

Sep 01, 2015 12:39 PM

Amanda, sending you hugs and well wishes that this doesn't get worse. I'm so sorry this happened. I'll say prayers that it will not get worse and that it has no interference with your surgery. Please try to take it easy. You're under stress and duress and you need to try to relax so that your body can relax and then you'll just breeze through the surgery. My thoughts and prayers are with you Amanda!! 💕🙏🏻🌻

Sep 01, 2015 12:42 PM

Alwayz, it shouldn't have any interference with surgery cause neither one is open at this point. Just waiting on pre-op phone call here soon. Then, of course I woke up this morning in pelvic pain hell. Didn't realize what was happening, until oh crap, my cycle started again. I hate this shit already.

Sep 01, 2015 3:53 PM

Amanda, definitely a vicious cycle we all go through. I do hope you feel better soon and that cyst will subside one way or the other. Just wanted to say good luck!

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