I wrote a different blog this morning, prior to this one. However when I read it over it didn't sound right. It didn't sound like ME. It was the pain talking. and no one (including me) wants to hear that.
I have some good news to report. 12 weeks, post surg following a right shoulder total replacement, I now have normal ROM (range of motion) and the pain I have now is not constant....just get a stab of pain here and there if I move in a way my shoulder doesn't like.I am thrilled to be ready to be discharged from PT this coming week.
That's the good news.
The bad news is that Ihave constant severe pain in my SI joint, lumbar and cervical spine, hands and feet.I take heavy duty pain meds and pain is still unremitting.
I plan to wait a little while before scheduling my left shoulder replacement. I can tolerate it for a little longer....so I will.
Now if they would only come up with a spine replacement!!
My eyes continue to deteriorate due to glaucoma which is a result of the Sj. I am praying not to lose my sight...because well, that would just suck.
I am determined to keep on getting through one day at a time. I am glad to still be at home and not yet in assisted living. God is good to me even though there are days when I just don't see it. I know it could be worse. I could feel like this and be homeless. I thank God for my bed and my recliner. That's where you can always find me. And I am grateful