what med's I take

By phatgirl Latest Reply 2010-07-06 15:28:34 -0500
Started 2010-06-20 18:59:08 -0500

Ok… I was asked if I take alot of med's.YES…I have type 2 diabetis,copd,ptsd,asthma,emphysema,fibriod tumors,degenertavive bone and disk disease,fibrmyalgia,2 heart attacks,1 stroke,high blood pressure,just had cataract surgery on both eyes(waiting for 2nd surgery on right eye),mild heart disease,hardening of arteries(mild still)sleep apnea,and artheritis.I think thats it.I get sooooo sick of med's you know.and yes i'm way over weight.I get sooo tired of it all!And I feel as though I have no one.my husband ( who is 16 yrs older) moved us to the COUNTRY.. where i am 75 miles from nowhere…and NO ONE! He spends very little time with me..been that way for years though.we have been married 22 yrs. no children.he hates to cook…will clean some.we have slept in seperate beds for years. now in seperate rooms even.I sit home 2/3 of time.he goes spends time with his twin brother(which lives 7 miles from us) thats why he wanted to move.SORRY to carry on…I need to talk to someone…anyone who will just listen a little

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diabetesfree 2010-06-22 10:52:12 -0500 Report

Sorry to hear about your problems. Has your physician had any recommendations for addressing your weight gain? It sounds like it may be the root of many of your other health problems. Both diabetes and sleep apnea (I have both, as well) can be improved significantly with weight loss. If his only solution is to prescibe more medications, I would start shopping around for a new Doctor. All of those meds may just be treating the symptoms without addressing the underlying problem. Hope you can find a supportive source of real medical care, and not just another pill pushing enabler. Will keep you in my prayers.

phatgirl 2010-07-06 15:28:34 -0500 Report

sorry to take so long to reply. I need to do just that. find a new doctor. I am so sick of feeling so miserable!!! I hate my LIFE!!!

petals 2010-06-20 22:17:29 -0500 Report

Hi I'm sorry that you are having such a hard time. Vent any time you need to. Sending a prayer your way.

runthe 2010-06-20 19:15:37 -0500 Report

Hi phatgirl i am sorry that you are going through with so much. You have come to the right place here on DC. The folks here are wonderful. You don't have to be sorry about venting your frustration. sometimes it is good to vent.

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