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Spinal Cord Disorders board


i feel for you cat-i cant even go outside my home anymore since bing driven into 3 times since my op has made me housebound and feel like i am doomed to be done in by a car crash. so at least you can go out and go to work i cant even do that. even on meds. the scuba thing, well i guess i a m kinda to old for that ...i used to go in for that stuff when i was in my 20-30's but not anymore, jsut wanna stay alive for now and aviod high risk stuff .....mistyone

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sept 02 nasty car crash by drunk driver. got C5-6-7 HNP, T-7-8 bulge, 8-9, 10-11 HNP, L 5 L3 S1 lateral recess, ACDF with my hip on right side, posterior CDF w 11 screws and 4 plates, hareware has to come out in feb 04 when the bone has matured. my n/s quit her practice an not i am up the creek trying to find another n/s or orthopod to help me as they are all fearful of malpractice where the other doctor was.....not on pain meds but on xanax 1 mg and effexor 75 mgs. have torn right rotator cuff w/ some DDD thrown in for good meaure. have left hand dominant CTS and not a happy camper right now....
hi cat- yes i am on AD and xanax 1mg for my aniexty. bascially i go to the head shrinker 1 X aweek for treatment. however, this is only a mile away from where i live, so i can manage a car ride for that far but while i am in the car, i am extremly fearful as many of the florida drivers get their licenses from cracker boxes and they hand them out to kids aged 15. now i have been driving for 30 years and have never been in a crash that i caused to anyone. i am overly careful and drive very defensively. but when people tailgate me and then i slow down to get them off my tail, they flash their lights and threaten me even more by not passing like a normal person would do, but get even closer. now it is nice to think that you are in the right, but who wants to be a dead hero....i'd rather be a live coward than a dead right hero and break so that he hits me. the people down here are menecing and very reckless. ok, my justification for not driving. i feel at this point like a magnet for car crashes for some unknown reason, perhaps it is my fate, if you can belive that. i need some time before i can venture out again. i feel safe here inside. i have been out in the big wide world and feel i am not missing all that much right now at this point in my life. i am not giving up on life, just trying to be cautious as i would really rather not have anymore unneccessary painful operations du e to someone elses faulty judgement and absurd behaviors behind the wheel. i used to drive a porsche 944 and enjopyed going fast and it was fun. i never drove 'recklessly' though and always drove responsibily. i am just to gosh darn fearful of anymore operations to further delay my recouperation time. i was a special ed teacher in ny and dealt with multi-aged kids with ED behaviors. i used to have to restrain them if they got out of control, i am not so sure i can do that kind of work anymore, all it takes is one kid to lash out at me while i am restraining them and they could potentially hurt my neck and back. sorry this is rambling but i have become so terrified about going out and driving even around the block. i feel like a bad omen is hanging over my head-i know i watch too many horror stories....but thank you for your concern for me...one day i'll get out and about. i would like to find a shrink that does past life regressions to find out why i am targeted for car crashes......perhaps it is karma from a past life to make me suffer....mistyone

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sept 02 nasty car crash by drunk driver. got C5-6-7 HNP, T-7-8 bulge, 8-9, 10-11 HNP, L 5 L3 S1 lateral recess, ACDF with my hip on right side, posterior CDF w 11 screws and 4 plates, hareware has to come out in feb 04 when the bone has matured. my n/s quit her practice an not i am up the creek trying to find another n/s or orthopod to help me as they are all fearful of malpractice where the other doctor was.....not on pain meds but on xanax 1 mg and effexor 75 mgs. have torn right rotator cuff w/ some DDD thrown in for good meaure. have left hand dominant CTS and not a happy camper right now....
i have a great idea////i am going to get a football helmet to wear when i go out driving and shoulder pads neck pads and elbow pads so that if i should get rammed again at least i will have some sort of protection!!! tee eee i now feel better about going out now and getting in the car. i have to be outfitted like a race car driver, they usually walk away from there crashes dont they? except for dale......mistyone

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sept 02 nasty car crash by drunk driver. got C5-6-7 HNP, T-7-8 bulge, 8-9, 10-11 HNP, L 5 L3 S1 lateral recess, ACDF with my hip on right side, posterior CDF w 11 screws and 4 plates, hareware has to come out in feb 04 when the bone has matured. my n/s quit her practice an not i am up the creek trying to find another n/s or orthopod to help me as they are all fearful of malpractice where the other doctor was.....not on pain meds but on xanax 1 mg and effexor 75 mgs. have torn right rotator cuff w/ some DDD thrown in for good meaure. have left hand dominant CTS and not a happy camper right now....
hey cat- are you interested in taking on a malpractice suit? are you in NY or FL?-----mistyone

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sept 02 nasty car crash by drunk driver. got C5-6-7 HNP, T-7-8 bulge, 8-9, 10-11 HNP, L 5 L3 S1 lateral recess, ACDF with my hip on right side, posterior CDF w 11 screws and 4 plates, hareware has to come out in feb 04 when the bone has matured. my n/s quit her practice an not i am up the creek trying to find another n/s or orthopod to help me as they are all fearful of malpractice where the other doctor was.....not on pain meds but on xanax 1 mg and effexor 75 mgs. have torn right rotator cuff w/ some DDD thrown in for good meaure. have left hand dominant CTS and not a happy camper right now....