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just need a little help

Just when I start getting a little headway on dealing with my depression and my pain I hit that wall again. I was starting to feel good than about things and kind of feeling a bit human. Then it just feels as if things are starting to fall apart. I don't drive do to the fact that I have seizures and that sitting for longer than 15 minutes can be very painful for me. I had a spinal stimulator installed last Thursday and it help a bit not a great deal but it did help a bit. The nerve pain in my left leg had subsided a bit and I didn't have that burning sensation that I have most of the time. Then I was supposed to go back tomorrow and have it taken out and schedule a time to have one put in for the long term if I so decided. Well my normal ride to the doctor can't take me due to other reasons not their fault but I figured that I would try to drive myself but it seems the van I own won't start which is probably for the best. I don't want to take the chance driving and having a seizure that could kill someone else. Since I'm in the country I don't have access to a taxi service not that at this point I could afford one. But I guess I am just angry and upset that everything is just more out of my control that usual and it has just gotten me down I guess. I not asking for feedback or advice I just needed to vent and get it out.


  • I'm sorry that you weren't able to get to your doctor's appointment , and hope that you are feeling better now. I hope that you were able to get to the doctor for your meds and things are slowly improving.
  • I know some days more things than usual seem to go wrong. Hopefully you are due for some things to go right now. Hang in there.
  • michele lenammichele lena Posts: 21
    edited 01/07/2014 - 9:28 AM
    I lived in a small farm time and my soul mate died. Then my spine deteriorated to the point I need many major sirgeries. My doctor advised me to move to where my specialists are because I would not be able to drive. I miss my house, my friends and visiting my love at the cemetery, but I am glad I moved because now I can't drive and everything I need is close by. My house is waiting for me when and if I am able to return. By the way it was about 225 miles to the doctor one way.
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