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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

There's a Little Black Spot on the Sun Today...

Absolutely excruciating stomach (gas?) pains today. And I mean excruciating. I have not been in so much pain, for an extended period of time, since I broke my collar bone (in two places) in seventh grade.

Every time we thought we had it under control, it came back stronger. The worst came after Heather left - she was here to get the big lesson in home care since I'm going home tomorrow.

I literally got on my hands and knees (on the bed) and tried deep breathing while moving my hips around, trying to contain the pain and the accompanying moans/screams.

Finally they gave me some IV med, dilaudid, which put me on a different planet but took away the pain. It's been a couple hours, so it's wearing off. I feel a tiny twinge of pain, but nothing like before. I'm praying hard that it doesn't come back. Not sure I can take it again. Gonna get another dose of dilaudid if I can.

OK, that's it for now. Sorry for the downer of a post.

iwkia,

-jg

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5 comments:

  1. Wow any reason that should be expected? Or just random? I hope it wasn't the soup :-(

    Positive vibes from northern NJ,
    Dave

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  2. Coming from the guy who knows how to fart better than anyone, that must of been serious.

    I hope all pain drifts away as the Flyers kick the gas out of Buffalosers.

    Looking forward to watching some games with ya when we get back from the east coast.

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  3. I take it back. Passing the kidney stone (a few years ago) was just as painful. Hmmmm... I wonder. Prob best to do an x-ray before they discharge me.

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  4. Actually.. I thought it sounded like a kidney stone from what you described. Sorry, dude.. What a pain!!!

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  5. Instead of an X-Ray, get an MRI and ask for the DVD of your innards. You can download a free 3D viewer and take a cruise through your body. I highly recommend it!

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