Category Archives: Pain medication

A Somber Recollection

On Wednesday (1/6/15), at the very beginning of my appointment with my surgeon, he mentioned that I may have damaged the surgical repair. He said this because he was concerned that I am still having pain in my shoulder. I … Continue reading

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A Moment of Thankfulness

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Recovery from rotator cuff surgery is a long and painful road. Today, I had my physical therapy appointment in the … Continue reading

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Progress and Pain

Today I had my third appointment since Jason was given the go-ahead to start the PROM (passive range of motion) exercises. The first appointment didn’t last very long because I couldn’t take the pain well, so he dismissed me early … Continue reading

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6 week surgeon appointment

This morning I went in the have my 6 week post surgery appointment. The doc said that I can now wean myself off of the sling. It hurts initially to not be in it, plus it’s good to have it … Continue reading

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Things that are of good report…

Now that I’m feeling a little better, I can think about things that are “lovely and of good report (Phil. 4:8).” At this point, my pain level is manageable.Things will be OK until physical therapy begins. Then, it’s back to … Continue reading

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Post surgery update 8/31/15

Thursday, August 27th Arrived at surgery center at 6:30 AM. Got prepped with IV and surgical gown and red socks. Anesthesiologist informed me that they would not be giving me the nerve block, which provides 12 hours of pain relief … Continue reading

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Now the left shoulder

On August 27th, I will go in for surgery on my left shoulder. It will be almost 3 years to the day, since my operation on my right shoulder. I had that one done on August 30, of 2012. I … Continue reading

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