#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it

#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it

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Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)!

Grab a cup of coffee and share with us! What’s been going on in your life? What are your weekend plans? Is there a topic you’ve just been ruminating on that you want to talk about?

All are welcome! Just add your link to the Linky-List, and be sure to visit others and join in their conversations! The link will be open from Friday, February 8th at 7am (Pacific Time) until Monday, February 11th at 7am (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend”!


If we were having coffee, I would be drinking iced tea because I hate coffee and can’t stand this heat. The heat is really acting up with my asthma. You may have coffee or tea, whichever you prefer.

If we were having coffee or tea I would tell you that I am not sure if the Lyrica is working or not. My pulmonary doctor feels that my sleep problem is my sleep apnea, which it could be, who knows. That’s the problem. Nobody knows anything. Really, doctors know very little and each specialty claims the problems are due to their particular specialty. I am tired of it all. I am in constant pain, always sleeping and hate my life.

I can’t see my father in the long term facility (he had a stroke over a year ago) because of the pain, the breathing problem and constant need to sleep. They have him in the very farthest area in there and there is a huge parking area to get to the front door.

My breathing problems are easier. Still bad, but not as bad. So it is only asthma.

I would also tell you that Sunday is still brunch with my BFF. We meet every Sunday including this morning unless something comes up, which isn’t often. I look forward to it. Something came up, the elevators, both of them, were down again at the same time. We ended up going on Monday instead.

Enjoy your weekend.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

7 thoughts on “#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : Miss seeing my dad, but pain prevents it

  1. bearmkwa

    Oh, dear, I hope you feel better soon. At one point after my accident years ago, the docs had me on so many meds with interactions and such that I was in constant pain, and felt drunk all the time. I made a decision for myself to wean off of everything, re-evaluate just what I needed the most. I found a blessed relief. Didn’t feel “drunk” all the time, was actually able to have a coherent thought. Slept better at night, less during the day… though afternoon nap is necessary. I’m now at a point where the only thing I take is ibuprofen when needed for pain, and an asthma inhaler for attacks. Not saying this would work, not saying to go it cold turkey. Just saying that maybe a look at your meds and see if there’s negative interactions that might be causing issues. Either way, you are in my prayers, dear one. ~ Shalom, Bear

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