Hi everyone I have been looking for a group like this so I can hear other people's issues like my own and know i am NOT alone!! I had back surgery L5-s1 6 months ago and everyday it seems I am getting worse and worse and more and more depressed!! I am 36 y/o mother of 4 and I fell almost 3 years ago and vowed NEVER to have back surgery but my body had other plans, the pain was unbearable (or so I thought at the time!) Now here I am going to PT and taking 60 mg of ms contin, soma, lyrica, Norco and no relief. I go to my pain spec. this weds and I need to make him understand how bad this is and change my meds or something to give me some sort of relief!! I rally have a new appreciation for people who live in pain every minute of the day. Well I cannot sit any longer so I just wanted to introduce myself! Hope to get to know some people here!!