Tag Archives: Oxycontin

Bug War I

Important Information – Yesterday’s post was entitled Exercise “Battle of the Bug”, it marked the start of the story in my battle with a serious knee infection. Although it had a lovely little ring to it, it didn’t seem quite right in hindsight. For me as an amateur writer this is a big thing to […]

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From one Hospital to another

Thursday evening I was shuffling along the bed to try and transfer onto my wheelchair, so I could go to the toilet. I’ve been using a commode most of the time but every now and then preferred to use the toilet. I got my leg laying along the edged of the bed when all of […]

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Three steps forward, one step back

Medication, the bane of my life. That said, just recently I haven’t done too bad about withdrawing from some of it. I had manage to knocked out both the OxyContin and the OxyNorm. My next challenge was the Tramadol, which was going well but has since gone tits up! My cunning plan to change from […]

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A poorly car

I have had a few cars where I have not been able to drive for months because of surgery, medication or both. They have all been good though, started and run well the first time they were turned over again. This car has had a slightly different story. Let me start by a medication update. […]

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Two different lots of pain

We were going to visit Nan today, which I have to admit I was dreading, not because on seeing Nan but because of how I was feeling. Those who read my last blog post ‘A sad trip’ will know that on Wednesday night I had run out of my OxyContin and had to wait till […]

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A sad trip

On Tuesday evening we received a phone call from Colin (my Uncle) to say that that had stopped treating my Nan. This included food, liquid, medication and observations, she had only 2 or 3 days left to live. As much as you know this would probably be the case and is in her best interest, […]

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Medication mayhem

Thursday 7th Mum woke me up at 08:00 for my medication but today I decided to get up then. I felt groggy and could easily have gone straight to sleep again but I really had to make the effort to get up and start conquering this. I have never had medication this strong before and […]

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Drugs!

I thought I would do a post on drugs, or should I say medication, which I thought some people may find interesting and give others a greater understanding of what I’ve been taking and the effects. What I say here is only personal to me and other people may have, or have had different experiences […]

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