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It's the small comforts that do the soul good

 "Thank you for covering me with your robe, Mama." "I am blissed."   I love our squishy hound. Hershey brightens my days (unless he's barking into Angus' ears and being a general pain in the ass). He's fully asleep now, soft hound nose twitching as he snores.

When Medical Professionals Drop the Ball

  I ran out of Lyrica. It wasn't intentional. I called in for a refill two weeks beforehand. Two weeks , dear readers. I've spoken to the pharmacy and my doctor's office numerous times. Both are busy pointing fingers at each other. The medicine aids with nerve damage post-surgery. That isn't my issue; the rest of my body woes are. Yes, the sciatic nerve damage is exploding with pain. But the other things are starting to add up, especially the peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves located outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves), often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in the hands and feet. It can also affect other areas and body functions including digestion, urination and circulation. - MAYO CLINIC Every nerve in your peripheral system has a specific function, so symptoms depend on the type of nerves affected. Every nerve in my peripheral system has told me to fuck off.  Wait. Maybe just a few? Do