My Whole Expanse I Cannot See…

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Jun 17

More regarding my face

Category: Life

I’ve turned into an Elliott Smith lyric, I have a broken sink for a face. Basically, my doctor thinks a nerve in my face is aggravated, it’s constantly firing pain signals. So, I’m on Dilaudid for the immediate pain, and this anti-seizure medicine that will hopefully, eventually, make that nerve stop its mis-firing. The Dilaudid fucks up my stomach, so I’m kind of sticking to liquids, tomato soup, warm chocolate soy milk. Solid food holds very little appeal to me just now. The anti-seizure medicine grogs me out, so my focus is pretty shot. Still, the pain is better and my doctors (all 47 of them) are confidant that covering the pain while calming the nerve, will eventually heal the nerve.

The whole affair is exhausting, I feel like I’m disappearing.

4 comments

4 Comments so far

  1. John B June 17th, 2012 2:56 pm

    Oh man. I am Sorry to hear about your pain. I feel almost like I know you. We are similar in so many ways. I am Fully able bodied but struggle every day . I have been blessed with so many good things in my life, some shitty, but overall good. You are one of those good things.

  2. Sharon Drame June 20th, 2012 10:30 pm

    I am sorry for your pain I applied for your assistant job if you are still in need I am very interested,if not I sincerely hope you feel better. Sharon

  3. Robin July 25th, 2012 1:19 am

    Did they say anything about reflex dystrophy syndrome (RSD)? My husband has it in his knee. He gets nerve blocks – injections to burn out the crazy nerve & that really helps. I hope you get relief soon!

  4. Shonna Riller October 8th, 2012 3:12 am

    Soy milk is great but i still prefer the old school cows milk since it contains more calcium. ;”**”

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