Search:

Type: Posts; User: jenniferh

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. What medicines do you take for muscle spasms?

    My husband is a C5 C6 quad, incomplete, Asia B. We are having so many troubles do to the amount of baclofen he has been on. He has been in the hospital for the past two months, home two weeks and...
  2. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    I cannot thank you all enough for taking the time...

    I cannot thank you all enough for taking the time to write your responses out. They have ALL helped me in some way. I am still completely overwhelmed and feel so bogged down, but just knowing there...
  3. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Well I think yesterday was a fluke because he is...

    Well I think yesterday was a fluke because he is worse than ever today. He said he wishes someone would shoot him, he has nothing to live for. I told him about a lot of the advice on here and he...
  4. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    I don't think we're going to make it. He has...

    I don't think we're going to make it. He has become so bitter, so mean. I had a killer headache yesterday and he yelled at me that I will never have it as bad as he does. I told him that I saw a...
  5. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Betheny, you gave some great ideas. There is no...

    Betheny, you gave some great ideas. There is no way I could leave him alone because he can't do anything for himself. There is no way he can transfer, get a drink of water. I have to dress him,...
  6. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    No, we really can't afford counseling right now. ...

    No, we really can't afford counseling right now. We live in Birmingham.

    www.caringbridge.org/visit/alanhenley
  7. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    I cannot tell you all how much I appreciate every...

    I cannot tell you all how much I appreciate every reply. I don't think anyone can truly imagine what it is like until you're here. I feel so spent right now. I don't know how to regroup. I want...
  8. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Yesterday I think was the hardest day we've ever...

    Yesterday I think was the hardest day we've ever had. We both got mad at each other and said some really ugly things. What I think we were mad at is the reality of our situation, not each other. ...
  9. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    How are any you that are quads using the computer...

    How are any you that are quads using the computer and what about cell phones? We are struggling with both of these options.
  10. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    I had no idea how hard this was going to be. But...

    I had no idea how hard this was going to be. But trying to care for him full and raise two children has left me feeling like I just don't know who I am anymore. I'm so tired all of the time and I...
  11. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Thank you for all of the great replies. I am new...

    Thank you for all of the great replies. I am new here and I have no idea how to get the private messages or how to send one.
  12. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    He is going to outpatient rehab, but he only will...

    He is going to outpatient rehab, but he only will get 30 visits, of PT & OT combined, (that's all our insurance will pay for). I would do just about anything if he could go to a place like...
  13. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    You guys have no idea how much it helps to hear...

    You guys have no idea how much it helps to hear from other people who "get it". It helps me not feel so alone and I don't like talking to my husband about how frustrated, scared, helpless I feel...
  14. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    I just feel so lost right now, and sooooo tired. ...

    I just feel so lost right now, and sooooo tired. So much is on my shoulders now, from being his sole caregiver to taking care of the house, the kids...everything. I just feel like I do as much as I...
  15. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    He has bad contractures in his fingers so when he...

    He has bad contractures in his fingers so when he puts his hands downs they are in a fist on his left hand. Do your hands lay flat?

    He's been working on an ergometer, do you think that will help...
  16. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Ok, I'm new here and not very computer saavy. I...

    Ok, I'm new here and not very computer saavy. I will try to find the life section. How do you get your shoulders crazy strong? He just turned 50.

    I keep up a blog where you can see some...
  17. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    No, he is in a power chair. He has no triceps. ...

    No, he is in a power chair. He has no triceps. His hands don't function, some bicep, no trunk control at all. How in the world are you independent?
  18. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Thank you. I just don't know what to do and feel...

    Thank you. I just don't know what to do and feel like there is no where to go. My husband has virtually no independence. He can brush his teeth if I set him up to do it but I have to help him...
  19. Replies
    117
    Views
    38,296

    Caregiving to my c5 c6 husband

    My husband was injured 11 months ago playing with our daughter on a chin up bar that was only 3 feet high and he was showing her how to go over it and the bar gave way and he now a c5 c6...
Results 1 to 19 of 19