Thankfully, last night the phantom pain finally eased, morphing from angry to nagging. I am fortunate that I don't have persistent phantom pains. I am miserable when they rear their ugly little nervy heads, but so many of my friends suffer greatly because of their frequent intrusions. Although I complain when it happens, I consider myself lucky because of the infrequency.
I always find myself
feeling both angry and depressed when I experience phantom pain. I have
to remind myself that my phantom pain is fleeting as I try to ride it
out. I underwent an amputation to rid myself of constant pain. When I
relive the agony, I just want to cry.
hurricane brewing in the Atlantic projected to hit our area Sunday
night, I am anticipating an uncomfortable weekend. My phantom pain seems
to be impacted by drastic changes in weather systems. Our local news
station has started featuring a pain meter in conjunction with the
weather. I've realized that when the pain meter is in the red, the
probability of my experiencing phantom pain is greater.
my predictions are wrong and the nagging pain will never materialize.
We have a lot of work to do before the hurricane makes landfall. I don't
have the time to be laid up with pain! Fingers crossed that my limb