Nerve Block Numbah Two – Updated

Nerve Block Numbah Two – Updated

I’m having my second injection (selective nerve root block) tomorrow afternoon. I’m not nervous this time after seeing what a non-deal it was last time. I do, still, have a bruise on my hand from the IV. I hope the same nurse is there who did it. She promised me that she’d be very careful and that I shouldn’t bruise. Hrumph. Anyway, I’ll be gone all afternoon. I’m going to drive to my parents’, then they’ll drive me to the surgery center and then back to their house. I’ll rest up there until all of the meds wear off so I can drive home. The aching generally starts a few hours afterwards anyway, so I’ll be able to take care of that at home. Update - after the injection -…
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Another Injection Update – Zzzzzzz

Another Injection Update – Zzzzzzz

I didn’t get the relief that I expected over the weekend, plus I had some extra low back pain versus just the usual leg/butt/sciatica pain. Perhaps it means nothing. Hey, the bladder seems okay this weekend though, so there’s that. No Depends for at least a little while. I was debating whether or not to have the third injection, but I decided what the heck, may as well. At least that way I’ll have given the injections every opportunity to help before the doctors end up talking surgery again. Mostly, I’m just tired. Tired of feeling lousy. Tired of feeling like I can’t do anything to fix feeling lousy. It’s like a vicious unhealthy cycle in which I’m spinning my wheels. Since I’m tired of writing about my herniated disc…
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