Some days are just like that…

I guess this has become like a journal for me

I write here and I don’t care who reads it

Or who doesn’t

It’s cathartic

In ways that I can’t even express

So Dear Diary,

I had a bad day

Maybe a bad few days

After increasing my dose with the gabapentin

It had a really sedating effect on me

I take a lot of other meds so it seems with the increase

I was just being knocked out

So I’m back on the one pill

Still in pain

So I’m not sure where that leaves me

I called the clinic to inquire about a lesser dose

So we’ll see

I also had my monthly labwork

It’s for both Lemtrada

And for my low platelets

The nurse came to the condo again

It didn’t go well

A vein blew

If you have a blown vein, it means that the vein has ruptured and is leaking blood. It happens when a nurse or other healthcare professional attempts to insert a needle into a vein, and things don’t go quite right.

Healthline.com

I’m in a lot of pain

My left hand

My right arm

Today life is hard

Tonight I just want to close my eyes

And hope that when I dream

There is no pain

No fear

No regret

7 thoughts on “Some days are just like that…”

      1. When I had three plasma transfers done in a span of two weeks (remember there is a needle in each arm), by the time I got to the last one my veins were shot. It took them six tries to find them and my arms looked like raw hamburger when it was over. The blood actually seeped through all the gauze and bandages afterwards. I had little mounds on both arms, but the one in the crook of the elbow was more pronounced and it was sore as hell. It took about a week for the tenderness to disappear and almost three for all the discoloration to go away.

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