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My Life

clare constablecclare constable Posts: 9
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:49 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi All

I am new here and i just thought to my self its time i try to get help from people who have been though the same as me or even just talk and try make some friends

i am a 29 year old women living in oxfordshire and had a bad back for 3 years now had an op on the l4 l5 s1 disc had few removed and fussed

it all gone wrong i am in mega pain and now finding life hard to cope with everyday task is a mega task for me i have lost the feeling and use of my left foot now have to wear foot brace to surport it i am unable to walk very far and relay on a wheel chair to get around

i was given the wheel chair from village i live in so its hard to use and very heavy to push my self but i make do it all does get to me but i am unable to aford a new one they just cost to much money so due to this i only go out now and again

i feel like i not normal any more lost all my friends and find my self sitting in doors for hour alone feeling lost in pain not knowing what to do with my self i on alot pills and oral morphine i so sleepy dizzy feeling most the time and i unable to get to sleep at night its just a night mere

i now having injection in my spine every 3 -4 mouths also waiting to use the pool at they say the temp is 35 and ment to help i give anything a go just to try to stop this pain i sorry i gone on and on i just wonted to know if anything can help i get so low and down just dont know what to do with self i miss my old life and going out and living life just feel like mine come to a stand still


  • i sorry i went on i just trying to get everything out and to try and express how i feeling had been told that this can help

    just need to try everything to get though this but i just feel i getting no were and waiting for treatments is so long i told they dont wont to re op due to scar tiss and never problems in both legs which the tiss is trapping i also been told i never get the feeling back in my foot or use

    i gutted about my foot and the foot brace ent a good look lol they need to make a little more girly dont go with dresses or skirts and shoe are so hard to buy to fit it

    i am 29 love fashion and like to look good but i just feel now i lost it all i walk crunched over and it hurts so much

    the other thing that hurts me is the stress and everything i put on my family so i now tend to keep everything to my self now which is not good

    thank you all for taking the time to read this and i sorry prob post in wrong place not sure what i doing on here yet but be good to make friends and talk with you all xxx
  • I wanted to welcome you to SH. I am sorry that you need to be here and are in so much pain. This site is full of so much information and wonderful, caring people. It has been a godsend for me. I wish you all the best and hope that you are able to find some answers and get some pain reduction.
    >:D< Karen
    >:D< >:-D< : Karen
    L3-S1 herniation and bulges, stenosis, mod facet,ddd,impinged nerves,coccydinia
    discectomy/lami July 2011-unsuccessful
    adr L5-S1 Feb 2012
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