Jinx

After a couple of relatively settled days, tomorrow I return to St Thomas’ for an outpatient appointment.  This time I have some idea what to expect – another dressing change, meeting with CNS and doctor.  The doctor called me yesterday to touch base and check how the weekend had been, asking the usual “on a scale of 1 – 10, how was your pain before the trial and now”; as a nurse I always queried the worth of a pain score done this way and now I question it even more,  A debate for another day!

Tomorrow a decision will be made regarding proceeding to the full implant or ending the trial and removing the electrodes.  I keep asking myself if there could be anything that will show up on my stimulator trace that would prevent the procedure from going ahead.  Could i jinx it?  I am nervous now as so much is riding on this……………………

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One thought on “Jinx

  1. Fingers crossed its worked, there know by the assessment that’s done and the reading that’s got from the gizzmo (what i called my stimulation box). You have to be frank with them, how it really has been. Do you think it has worked for you? Hope it has.

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