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Giving up on sleep

February 9th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

A couple months ago I was feeling like crap every day and realized that I wasn’t sleeping very well. I was constantly being woken up by the pain in my hip. So I started taking 2 Percocets every night in an attempt to sleep better.

For a while things improved and I was able to get a solid couple hours of sleep per night, up until a couple weeks ago. I guess my body has gotten used to the Percocet and doesn’t react the same way anymore. Things have gone back to how they used to be. At this point I can’t even tell the difference between when I take the drugs and when I don’t.

So I’m giving up on trying to get a good night’s sleep.

Someone asked me the other day how it makes me feel knowing that I may never run again. I told him I’d be okay with it. All I really care about is being pain-free the rest of my life.

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  1. February 11th, 2008 at 07:40 | #1

    Are you still hitting the gym? I realize you’re extremely limited with lower-body stuff, but some regular upper-body PT may help you sleep. I know if won’t stop the pain…

    Best of luck, man.

    Semper Fi.

  2. February 12th, 2008 at 11:24 | #2

    Since I can’t do pretty much any physical activity without being in pain, I quit my gym a couple months ago. It sucks, I loved going to the gym. It’s one of the things I’m most looking forward to getting back to in my post-surgery life.

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