Saturday, May 14, 2011

Vicodin, Praise the Gods

I SLEPT! From around 8:30PM to 3:30AM.  I SLEPT!


Because I have this weird fear of painkillers (Remember the Queen of Neuroses doesn't have to be logical), I had to force myself to take HALF a Vicodin before I tried to get to sleep.  After about a half an hour, when I didn't feel horrible, I took the second half, and that calmed the bone pain enough to get me to where I could fall asleep.  Sadly, it didn't get rid of it all.  And now what's with this weird twitching?  My legs now have a mind of their own, and start dancing around to their own beat, painful though it is.  I don't know if this is part of the Neulasta or something from the chemo.  I don't remember it from last time, but then again, last time wasn't this mega dose, either.


On to happier subjects:  We have about six serrano chilies ready to be harvested.  The squashes are just now budding, there is a second tomato on one of the other plants, and the spinach and collard greens are on steroids, apparently.  It's a good life, being a farmer. :D  Of course, you know I'm doing nothing towards the care of the 'farmland.'  That's been all Jane and Cathy.  I hope you can actually SEE the serrano in the picture above.


Anyway, today, I'm actually feeling a bit more human; haven't let out a single whimper. :)  Must go find some breakfast.  Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!



4 comments:

  1. I'm so glad that you got some sleep. Pain is so wearing and can really get you down too. Hurray for Vicodin! :oD And have some hugs from across the pond (((((Tequila)))))

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  2. Thank you, Becky! Have a beautiful time up in Yorkshire, you surely do deserve some rest and relaxation!

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  3. Geeze sweetie that does not sound so pleasant. Sorry for your pain. I too hate taking meds, especially ones that will knock me out or make me out of control.
    Your plants are looking good. We have not planted any veggies, just some flowers, got too many other things to do in the house, like endless painting. We had a ton of rain last nite so the yard is growing by the second, it is warm too, the grass is unbeleivable, we have to cut it almost every day sigh.
    Hope your days get better and the pain subsides.
    Fay in the family room.

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  4. What is this... grass... you speak of? lol I am imagining the rolling hills of Ireland! I mean, really, we have green things in our yard, but I don't miss grass a bit. And I'm allergic to it, so I would definitely give it a pass.

    Enjoy the green, though, Fay!

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