If you’ve never worn a pain patch, I’ll give you my experience with it, so far. OK, so 4 hrs. before I change to a new patch, I’m usually in bed with horrible pain. Then I put the new one on & it takes about 4 hrs. for it to really start working. Yesterday, I put the new one on at 3:30pm. Up to that point, I had eaten only a little crab, (that pressed fish stuff that supposed to look/taste like crab). Just enough so the meds don’t make me crazy(er)! Continue reading
Today was “day 1” of the Fentanyl 25 pain patch I change every 3 days. The 1st day is the best so I try to make the most of it (but not overdo it). Mother is coming next week for Thanksgiving and I’ve wanted to get the hall painted.
It took 6 hrs. to get the trim work done. I had to take a 2 hr. nap after the 1st three hrs.
Next day, another 6 hrs and I’M DONE!! WooHoo!
I am an abdominal adhesions pain sufferer. After driving a big rig for 7 yrs. I had to have a hysterectomy in April 2004. I developed adhesions which is spiderweb-like scar tissue that attaches to anything near the surgery site. It is very common in women who have hysterectomies.
Imagine cutting your abdomen open & pouring Super Glue in the wound. Now, try to stand up & walk around – VERY painful. This is the most sensitive part of the woman’s body – where her sexual organs are (to give men a reference point). Continue reading