Hi, I have been in a auto accident that almost broke my neck. I now have a reversed cervical curve. My neck is bent at C5-6. I have had a cervical fusion of C5-6,C4-5 and C4-3 has collasped and I turned my head the wrong way and I am in so much pain. I have had a biopsy on my hyroids because they hought I have cancer. I have a goiter with sgns of hemorrhage. I am losing hair ,weight and my tolleration of pain. I have taken care of my husband for the oast ten years. He is dsabled from his back. I am having it so hard sitting here watching my house get messy nd out of order. My children grew up with mom doing everything. I hurt if I look to either side and if I look up or down. This is almost impossible. I have to wear this big bulky neck brace ti keep me from turning my head. I am in my 40's.I look good but I have to use a cane . My doctor said I will be fine as long as I do not fall. I could break my neck. I like to laugh and play around. My kids miss me. I stay in pain now. I have a grimmis on my face and take strong pain meds. My husband has to do all the driving bcause I can not turn my head fast or even far enough to view blind spots. Oh I am not as misserable as I sound just hurt a lot and sometimes I feel alone in this situation. I know that there is many more people that are worse than I am. I am on here to meet others with chronic pain and maybe will share how they have learned to help deal with pain. Hope I do not soundto much like a complainer, just venting. I would tell you the type of pain in my arms and shoulders and neck, hand, fingers and now my left leg. But that is for later... Good venting to you gusView Thread
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