PAIN AFTER A SURGERY, THREE MONTHS LATER. THE HUMAN BAROMETER!

4 years ago

SEVERAL years ago I shattered the end of my ulna and destroyed the cartlidge in my wrist.  I lost most of my motion in my wrist at that point.  Recently actually February 12, 2013 my wrist was totally fused.  

I am just a little sad today. It was a bad weather night.  Rain, wind, humidity throught the charts. It actually causes pain in my wrist.  I still have pain on a daily basis regardless, still struggling with the decision of fusing my wrist my left wrist.  I am left handed, learning how to cut meat for the family, cutting pizza, stirring food while cooking.  I can write for short amounts of time, but it causes pain.  I can type mostly but I can't rest my wrist on the wrist rest because that causes pain.  Washing dishes, I have to do in stages, because the pressure of the scrubbing hurts. Today EVERYTHING HURTS.

I am a human barometer.  When I was young I kind of made fun of my parents complaining about the weather causing their aches to act up.  I am now on of those people at the age of 40.

I never expected my world to turn out this way. I try to help out in my household as much as I can, but since I did this my ability has decreased dramatically.  Now since the most recent surgery I am able to do even less.  I have moments at being very hard on myself because I can't help out.  I have been on the couch since three this morning.  The pain was pretty unbearable,  holding back some tears today.  Then besides physically hurting, makes me question myself.  I feel kind of worthless at moments being is that I can't help out as much as I think I should.  My husband and kids are gifts from heaven stepping in everytime I have one of these days. 

I hope anyone who struggles with anytime of pain has an understanding family and friends like I do........don't be tough on yourself. God only gives out what you can handle.  I can handle this disabilty, I will not let it run my life ever though some ays it seems like it does. 

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