Long time no post spiney friends,
As I posted a few weeks ago, I have returned to work. My job is very sedentary. I am lucky enough to have a sit/stand work station. But I am having a very hard time. By the time I finish work, I am in harsh pain. I have developed burning "spots" on the top of both feet. This is on top on the tremendous pain in lower back and right hip and thigh. I have gone over all of this with my PM and she increased my Lyrica and MS Contin. Taking more of the MS Contin is not working for me. It makes me so sleepy mid shift, I could sleep at my desk. So, I am not doing that during the week.
I am super frustrated with all of this. I am 8 months post-op!! I am past that magical 6 month period and still struggling. I hate complaining and moaning all the time. I canceled my last check up with my surgeon because I am so mad at him. He just blows me off anyway. I feel like I am stuck in a vicious cycle.
Anyone having the same symptoms after this length of time? I used to be such a happy person. I try to remember all the good things I can still do. I still walk and do all of my stretches daily. I wear my tens unit most nights. I have kept up my end of the bargain Da*#it!! When does it get better??
I hope everyone is well. Getting online after being at work all day is just too hard.
Best to everyone and miss you all. Thanks for reading my latest rant.
Hugs and Hugs,