Doing okay but haven't had a chance to walk outside because of the snow and ice so I went and used the treadmill yesterday and when I was done my neck hurt like heck-doesn't hurt when I walk outside.
I'm also confused as to why I have to wear this collar for 12 weeks. I've been reading up on the subject and they say that the instrumentation they use to fuse the neck pretty much eliminates the need for a collar. Wearing this collar makes my neck even more painful. The thought of having to wear it for 8 more weeks is depressing.
I miss my life. It's been one year of hell and that's because some idiot was late and in a hurry to get to where he was going and rear ended us as a result. No amount of money is EVER going to give me back that year or take away the memory of all the pain and suffering I went through and and the depression I have now. The thought of 3 or 4 months of physical therapy after I get out of the collar isn't making me any happier but I'm going to make sure I don't have the same PT that I had last time because all she did was make it worse. I feel so useless-can't do anything I use to be able to do before the accident like sewing. And I've developed a fear of driving in the car-even as a passenger.