Took medication, went to sleep for 8 hours. Woke up, took more medication and had some food. I barely kept it down. I thought for a few minutes I was going to throw up. After giving my stomach some time to calm down, I had an aromatherapy bath to help me relax.

Tried to stop taking Percocet without help. Big mistake. Dizziness, nausea, headaches, hot and cold sweats. Talked to my roommate who has been through this before. He suggests resuming regular dosage until I see the pain specialist on Monday. So I’m going to do that for now.

I just had a shower for the first time in a month. This is me figuring out how to get into the shower with the leg brace on.

It’s 6am. I’ve slept probably 3 hours at the most. I’ve increased the dosing intervals for my Percocet from 6 to 8 hours and I’m feeling it. My leg starts to ache well before it’s time for my next dose, probably not because I need it for pain suppression but rather because I’m addicted to […]

Today was a pretty good day. Edward’s assistant came by this morning and washed my laundry. I went to physical therapy. They said I’m making good progress. We had lunch, then I came home and rested. Later I went to dinner with some friends. Then I had the most amazing, comfortable nap. I had a […]