Tag Archives: Pain Management

2017-12-01 Recovery Day 270

Today was a so-so day. The main reasons for not be a good day were the pain at the incision point for the biopsy needle and my back pain. Through the day the back pain stayed at a higher level then normally, where as the incision point pain slowly got lower.

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2017-11-30 Recovery Day 269

Today was good day on two fronts. The day started early as we departed for UCSF MC at 05:45. We arrived at UCSF at 8:00, just in time for our 8:30 registration. My back pain did not increase too much and decreased quickly for the rest of my stay at UCSF.

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2017-11-29 Recovery Day 268

Today was good day. The day started of fine, after my morning walk the back pain level was acceptable. I rested for awhile before I went back outside. Like yesterday I did not go for my afternoon walk instead I went with Dianne shopping. My back pain did not increase.

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2017-11-28 Recovery Day 267

Today was another so-so day. Like yesterday, the day started of fine, but after my morning walk the back pain level increased more then usual. Resting for awhile and taken two Tylenol bought the level back down. However, after returning from short car ride to drop-off a lawnmower my stomach acted up a bit. I laid down for an hour which helped with my stomach. Like yesterday I did not go for my afternoon walk to give my system time to recover.

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2017-11-27 Recovery Day 266

Today was again a so-so day. The day started of fine, but after my morning walk the back pain level increased more then usual. Laying down for awhile and taken two Tylenol bought the level back down. However, after returning from a car ride and some shopping the back pain level increased again. I laid down again for almost two hours to get the pain level down. I did not go for my afternoon walk to give my back more time to recover from what ever causes the increase in pain. As to my foot and knee pains, they were again absent.

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2017-11-26 Recovery Day 265

Today was a better then yesterday. For most of the day the back pain level was acceptable. There was a short period that the pain level was very high, but laying down with an ice pack for about an hour lower the level enough to move around. As to my foot and knee pains, they were absent today.

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2017-11-25 Recovery Day 264

Today was a so-so day because my back pain was at a very high pain level and both of my feet were hurting for most of the day. For now Tylenol is still lowering the pain a bit. However, if tomorrow is a repeat of today I will have start taking Dilaudid again.

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2017-11-24 Recovery Day 263

Today was another good day, a repeat of yesterday. My back pain is still there and my left foot and knee pain is still bothering me on and off. For now Tylenol is taking care of the foot and knee pain. On the medical front, I will be at UCSF next week for the Bone Marrow Biopsy. I will have to wait a few days for the results, before we will know how successful the stem cell treatment was and what comes next.

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2017-11-23 Recovery Day 262

Today was another good day, especially since it was Thanksgiving. My back pain related to my spine surgery is still there. Also my left foot and knee pain is still bothering me on and off. For now Tylenol is taking care of the foot and knee pain.

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2017-11-22 Recovery Day 261

Today was another good day, nothing out of the ordinary happened. My back pain related to my spine surgery is still there. I also had pain on and off in my left foot and knee. I took 2 Tylenol which took care of the foot and knee pain.

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