Saturday, November 30, 2013

Because I don't want to...

The speed with which I try to fall asleep sitting here behind the computer, is equal to the strength of the new medication I took tonight for the pain in my knee and my hip. When the highest dose didn't work, I took a dose and a half and that is almost working perfectly, but it is making me a bit sleepy. It is making me a bit stupid too, because I have to search high and low for something sensible and witty to write and I don't think I am succeeding yet.
It is a pain medication with morphine in it and I thought when I took it, that I was going to feel pretty darn good quickly, but no, I didn't. I waited at least two hours before I took more of it, not wanting to overdose. I think I need not have worried about that at all. Apparently, I can take a lickin' and keep on tickin'.
My GP wouldn't write the prescription for it without having seen me, so I had to walk over there this afternoon. I wasn't quite hobbling. The Exfactor was kind enough to pick it up from the pharmacy. I do have to say that it is a relief to be almost pain free and I am taking full advantage of it by staying up. I want to enjoy this sensation as much as possible. It has been a long time since I have felt this good.
I had not planned on being out of commission and did not get to do the groceries. The Exfactor is going to do them in the morning and the animals and I had to improvise our dinner tonight. We made do with what there was in the cupboards and refrigerator and freezer and we actually managed alright, but I think Gandhi got the short end of the stick because she had to eat dried kibbles for the first time in a long while and she does not deal with them very well. Tyke had some of my pasta, although that is not his favorite food. I am sure we will all be glad to get back to our normal diets tomorrow.

1 comment:

Rob-bear said...

Sorry to hear the medication isn't as helpful as you had hoped it would be. But at least you didn't go hungry! Do take care!

Blessings and Bear hugs!