It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Back Problems Message Board

Feeling weary


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-24-2006, 07:17 AM   #1
sherry1
Inactive
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: surrey- England
Posts: 458
sherry1 HB User
Feeling weary

Hi all

Feeling very sorry for myself which only happens once in a blue moon as usually i am determined to not let it beat me.

Have been in extreme pain with my lower back all day an nothing seems to ease it. I have tried all the tricks.
I had my Facet joints injected 2 weeks ago an though it has taken my buttock pain away.
In my lower back there has been no change.

God! Isnt it just so tiring to cope with pain day in an day out!

Sorry to vent as i know there are probabably loads of you out there in much more pain than me.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-24-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
BlueAtlas
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 3,304
BlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB UserBlueAtlas HB User
Re: Feeling weary

Dear Sherry,
Don't be sorry that you need to vent. That's part of what this board is all about. Every one of us on here understands what you're going through. Chronic pain can be very wearing. And although I think there's some value in recognizing that there are others who are in more pain, pain is pain! You're living with it day in and day out, and you can't keep a positive face on all the time. Sometimes you just have to break down for a little while. There's nothing wrong with that! You'll mentally "regroup" and get back into the battle, which you'll continue to win for a while, and then you'll need to stop and regroup again.

Have you talked to your doctors about the back pain that wasn't helped by the injections? Do they have any other suggestions? I do hope you get some relief soon. In any case, hang in there! Don't give up! You'll be okay! You're clearly a strong and determined person, and you're not going to let the pain rule you. Venting does help, so I'm really glad you posted.

Blessings,
Emily

 
Old 10-24-2006, 08:54 AM   #3
anxiousinnj
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 286
anxiousinnj HB User
Re: Feeling weary

Hi sherry,

Yes, it's tiring & I'm sorry you haven't had more relief. I had my facet injections last Wednesday & doesn't seem they've done much for me either.
What is the next step do you know?
I see my PM doc this thursday. All the appts are wearing me down also along with trying to work.
I was hoping for a little reprieve so I could think more clearly & get some energy back.....

Let me know what your PM doc says- I hope he has other tricks up his sleeve that will work for you !

anxiousinnj

 
Old 10-24-2006, 09:18 AM   #4
Baybreeze
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,072
Baybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB UserBaybreeze HB User
Re: Feeling weary

Sherry, don't worry about it getting you down....it happens to all of us at some point and you can come here to vent anytime! We can all definitely relate!

Do you know what is causing your pain? Did you get any sort of diagnosis or have any imaging tests done? And what kind of doctors have you seen?

 
Old 10-24-2006, 09:32 AM   #5
sherry1
Inactive
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: surrey- England
Posts: 458
sherry1 HB User
Re: Feeling weary

Hi thanks for the messages.

I had a herniated disc at L4 last July.
4 months physio which got rid of my sciatic pain.
Have had x rays an an Mri scan which didnt show anything apart from the herniated disc.
Supposedly my disc problem has healed itself(if that can be done)
Havent been diagnosed with a specific problem.My facet joint injection was the first diagnostic proceedure.
I was told by the surgeon that if the injections dont work i could be looking at a bone fusion.

 
Old 10-24-2006, 01:07 PM   #6
Sage48
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,228
Sage48 HB UserSage48 HB User
Re: Feeling weary

Aww, sorry that you are having such a bad time. Venting can be good, takes a little bit of the stress away... Sorry that you aren't feeling better...hopefully your Dr. will have some ideas. Just wanted to let you know that you aren't alone, and that we all have bad times...vent away....

Sage

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
feeling really tired, sore glands jools182 Chronic Fatigue 3 04-23-2010 10:43 AM
stumbling... feeling lost reachout Addiction & Recovery 6 12-28-2006 09:09 AM
left arm muscles twitching/spasming, sore/heavy/weak feeling Midwest-JD Back Problems 3 01-17-2006 08:11 AM
feeling like crapola! just1primate Multiple Sclerosis 5 09-04-2005 07:23 PM
How do I overcome the feeling I am ugly? unclear Depression 121 08-19-2005 04:29 PM
sick of feeling sick! wellbutrin! help please! merdoobederdo Depression 6 07-26-2005 05:38 PM
Feeling Totally Overwhelmed by this (Is this normal???) Honeychild Pregnancy 3 05-10-2005 08:11 AM
Will feeling nervous make symptoms worse? Dessell Multiple Sclerosis 11 08-05-2004 03:24 PM
Hello it is me again... and weird feeling (itching teeth) :) Bushmaster Open to All Other Health Topics 2 10-14-2003 09:46 AM




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is Off
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:06 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!