Well today after having 3 dire episodes of extreme pain for 3 solid days, I called the advice nurse this morning to find out if I can see my Oncologist for a referral to a Gastro internist. Perhaps someone who could listen in on the loud sounds of my intestines churning every time my intestines even try to attempt to digest anything in my system.
I could actually feel and even hear the sounds of my insides which seemed to explode on my left side. I felt this air bubble grow larger and larger inside me, then some loud pipe sounding noises and then all of sudden a small explosion inside my body. It sounded like some dynamite went off inside me. I cried in pain and it really scared my husband just to hear all that noise coming from inside my body and then seeing me doubled up in pain. I continued to double up as the churning continued. Blue Belle just stayed right below me not sure of what she could do. She had a very puzzling look on her face but she could tell something was indeed wrong with me.
My husband and I both argued over my extreme hard hard-headedness that I should have tried to call the doctor while I was off for the day. It wasn't hurting so bad at first, I guess I just expected my system to get better and improve (call that my optimism). I think pretty positively.
Well today will be different than last night, I did call my oncologist and left a message for him and here I sit waiting to find out what can be done. Thankfully I am able to utilize cannabis legally in the state of California for the extreme pain I suffer with the help of my beloved vaporizer and it really does work to ease the pain because I have nothing else to utilize for pain. I can't take any Ibuprofen because it could possibly cause more harm than good since I am not eating and then take a pill (Ibuprophen) and I don't have any other medication for pain at all.
Here's to something that can be done and I can continue to heal! Perhaps I need a surgery and now would be a good time since I am off for 2 months to heal. This is just what I am thinking just prior to talking with my doctor. I am still very optimistic despite this onset of pain and I still manage to laugh at certain aspects of my life like the poo factor. It sure would be a blessing if I could only go poo somewhat normally. Ahh the simpler things in life!
WARNING: Just a small warning that my posts may not be as often as I would like to be. If several days pass-) It could just be that I'm in the hospital recovering as there is no internet connection. If after a week, then it might be obvious that I am recovering from a much needed abdominal surgery. It could be time for me to have one as it has been over 4 years since my last one. (4/2/04)
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