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When things get really rough

cracker
cracker Member Posts: 324 Pioneering
I aw an orthopedist today who did the MRI. Not good news: no ligaments or tendons left to hold left shoulder in place, right one is on its way there. They are also fractured.

I am down to 38 kilos with all the pain and stress and pain.

I go next week to another facility where they work as a team to see if anything can be done. ast stab for me.

I am, facing losing all function in my arms and hands. I am having great difficulty in processing this. Can anyone give me a hand in handling this emotionally? I am frightened, sad and feeling hopeless.

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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,946 Disability Gamechanger
    Oh gosh @cracker I am so sorry :( I wish I knew what to say but I can promise you that we will support you everyday, you will never be alone with this, sending you lots of hugs!
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • cracker
    cracker Member Posts: 324 Pioneering
    Ouch, I got a reading on the MRI today. Both shoulder have fractures, too.
    I need more pain relief. 

    There are some of you here suffering much more than I am. Please, all, take care  and take heart.

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