Please keep us in your thoughts today...

By Chrissy6341 Latest Reply 2010-10-07 15:52:01 -0500
Started 2010-10-07 05:49:50 -0500

How can I not be stressed out,especially today..
Taking my 21 yr old son for a test on his shoulder this afternoon, I am nervous. With these results he will most likely be facing a total shoulder replacement. He has already had 2 surgeries and a plastic ball put in his shoulder joint to help stabilize it and his collar bone shaved down, but it is not working. Too young to be going through all this pain and facing this surgery. Please keep us in your thoughts & prayers today as he faces this anguishing test that includes injecting dye right into his shoulder at 1 point. He is so nervous the Dr. gave him Valium to keep him calm. He has not slept at all last night. Been up since yesterday morning that is how much he is scared/nervous. I don't know what else to do for him except to keep reassuring him that it is for his own good to have this test.
You see when he was in JHS he had to have a 4in screw put in his knee from a school accident during gym class. That was after 3 surgeries. That screw was just removed last year as his body started rejecting it.
But not only that, if you read my profile my kids have been through so much with me and my health. It seems as if some days we can not get away from any of this cr*p.
I know my motto is we/I can over come anything that comes our way, but some days,especially lately, it just doesn't seem fair. Emotionally I have been a wreck, I try to smile and put that brave face on for my family, but deep down inside I know it's just phony at times. Why do some people go through life with a breeze, no problems with their health or anything, and others like me/us/you have to endure all this anguish.
I know I have been getting depressed and crying a lot lately, its just that I am so tired of every thing.
Well I guess I vented enough. Please keep us in your thoughts & prayers today. Thank you.

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Chrissy6341 2010-10-07 15:23:26 -0500 Report

Hi all-
Thank you so much. It means a lot to me n my son. We are finally home. He did make i through this awful test, after suffering through 5 injections that went into his shoulder. They had to make sure the dye could be seen. He came out in some pain, but is now laying down relaxing. So much for the Valium they gave him, it didn't work. Now we just wait for the results to get to his DR and we will know what happens then.

Kaiyle 2010-10-07 08:17:03 -0500 Report

It only seems like some people breeze through life, but whether greater or not as great, we all face hardships in some way. I'll be keeping you, your son, and family in prayer. When we feel like overcomers and especially when we don't, it's our faith that keeps us going, knowing that God will get us through to the other side of victory in our situation.

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