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Pain Management here I come... Pain Management here I come...

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Unread 08-08-2002, 11:37 AM
Pain Management here I come...

Hello Dear Sisters...sorry for my absence lately, but I was up at my Mum's cottage hanging out with the family. I've been reading up on all of you. Sorry I haven't posted, but the CTS and everything else, is causing me great pain these I thought I'd attempt one big post.

First I want you all to know that you all remain in my heart and day...we'll all get off this road.

I just received a phone call from the pelvic pain clinic that I've been trying to get into for over a year now! My first appointment is on Sept/4th!!! I'm going to try to not get my hopes up too high...but I am feeling quite excited about this.

I know many of you have given me excellent suggestions regarding what to do about this whole pain clinic thing. I did look into to several of your suggestions...but deep down in my heart I felt this was the clinic for me. You see they deal mainly in chronic pelvic pain, and they seem quite interested in my case!!!! I have done a lot of research into this clinic and they have many things to offer I hope!

So there's the news sisters....I was supposed to get into this clinic a year ago, but they mysteriously lost all record of me. It took me a while to get the courage and the strength to do battle with getting all of the records and everything together yet again....but it has paid off!

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Unread 08-08-2002, 12:04 PM
Pain Management here I come...

Oh Jude, I'm so glad that you have something to work towards.....what sort of management do they offer? Nerve blocks, injections that sort of thing?? At the very least someone will be working with you, and as my not so great gyn once said, it helps them to assess the situation better and tell them where the pain is coming from, in my case it was very valuable for telling us that my pain was not superficial but deep and caused by scar hopefully this will give you a clearer picture of what's going on too!

Sending big encouraging 's your way sister, you are always in my thoughts and prayers!!
Unread 08-08-2002, 12:09 PM
Pain Management here I come...

I'm sorry that you haven't been feeling well. I hope you were able to get some r&r at your mum's cottage. That is wonderful news about the pain clinic.

As always you're in my thoughts and prayers dear Judy.
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Unread 08-08-2002, 12:20 PM
Thank-you sisters....

Here is the link to their home page:

From what I've found out they offer all sorts of stuff....pain management with meds, as well as acupuncture....alternative medicine...diagnostic....everything! I just have this gut feeling that these folks will be able to help me get my life back...and find out what/if anything else is going on. What I like about this place is that everything is there. I won't have to get shuffled off from office to office. We all know what that is like

Thanks for all of your support means the world to me. I'm only home for a few days...then heading back up north. It was like fall up there! I hope it warms up a bit
Unread 08-08-2002, 12:48 PM
Pain Management here I come...

((((Jude))))) I'm so sorry you're not feeling well I know the crazy weather we've been having can't be helping any.

That hospital's pain clinic sounds wonderful. I can feel your exitement at finally getting an appointment.

We're there for you and I for one sure hope they'll be the ones to, finally, find a way of managing the pain for you.

Unread 08-08-2002, 01:25 PM
Pain Management here I come...

how far up north are ya goin Jude? Anywhere near my old stompin' grounds of Barrie? You probably have to go right through it? Wish I could come too, what fun that would be!

Well concentrate on the route ahead, we're all going to be rooting for ya sister!
Unread 08-08-2002, 01:37 PM
Pain Management here I come...

Judy ~ I am so happy to hear that you got into Pain Mgmt! :

I sure hope you get some answers, Sweetie! It sounds like you will have lots of possibilities for some relief - without running from doctor to doctor! I agree, that can get VERY OLD, very fast.

Take care and keep us updated! Sending many 's!

Unread 08-08-2002, 02:06 PM
Pain Management here I come...

Best of luck, Judy!

And I hope things warm up for ya!
Unread 08-08-2002, 02:16 PM
Pain Management here I come...

Oh Judy, I'm so happy for you
I went to the site and it sounds like a wonderful place...
Unread 08-08-2002, 08:09 PM
Pain Management here I come...

Oh, Judy.....good luck sweetie! I just know this is gonna work for you. I can feel your excitement just from reading your post. Keep up the positive attitude and maybe soon you will feel like a new woman......pain-free and off this road. Let us know how it goes..........

Emily s

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