[Homestead] Good news!
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Thu Apr 30 14:27:09 EDT 2009
VAN DELL JORDAN wrote:
> Bev, Glad to hear the good news. I haven't commented on your
> questions about pain management. Wish I had some miracle cure, but
> now such luck.
I know...luckily, my pain now is not too bad, but it does interrupt my
sleep, especially my ability to get comfortable enough to go to sleep.
while my shoulders hurt, it is not like rotator cuff pain...more like a
dull, old injury, broken bone kind of pain...and there is no relief from
it so it really wears you down. I've been trying to meditate outdoors
in the sunshine, but meditating at night is difficult. I actually have
a prescription med for chronic pain(tramadol), but I don't like to take
it unless I am really, really hurting-I don't trust them when they say
it is non-addictive.
> had talked before about my wife's arthritis, or did I ever answer you
> kind email? I believe than you had rheumatoid A. and had some
> solution for that. If I understood correctly you know have some
> osteo A?
I have both, RA causes most of the problems, but recently have started
having more OA pain, mostly I think from overuse of an already inflamed
joint. You know me, I have trouble taking it easy<G>
She has severe Osteo, so much bone loose that her knees
> don't even show up on ex rays. Only saying this to point out that
> she wishes she could have kept up exercises and leg activity even
> though it was painful. I would I could say this in a more positive
> way, but it may be that exercising through the pain will be the only
> way to keep going. I certainly hope that will never get that bad for
> you. A big hug. Van Dell
Thanks Van Dell. I'm sorry about your wife's knees. Can she not have a
"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public
debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered
and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed
lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of
living on public assistance."
--Cicero, 55 BC
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