Still doing good!

December 10, 2011 at 9:56 am


I am still doing good – hit a plateau for awhile, but saw a surge in my energy last week that is still going strong. Everyone I spoke to that went before me told me there would be days I would wonder if it is working …. but since I knew what to expect, I’ve not questioned the harder days. There still is a lot of damage that will take time to repair. But I can walk without the screaming pain, I signed up for a dance class starting in Jan and I am able to do more and handle more!

All in all – I am very excited about where I am in the process – especially if compared to this time last year!!!!

Thank you for asking,

Still doing good …

September 4, 2009 at 11:50 pm

Clare – good to hear from you again!!!! I’m still doing very good on the Namenda and recommend you try it. My pain is up a little at the end of a workday from the stress associated with my job, but I get through the weekends with very little pain and am doing and enjoying more. I’m still on other stuff at bedtime and if I have extra stress, then my pain rises again and I might need a hydrocodone. However, I’ve gone from 2 other daytime pain meds with the 2 -4 hydro each day for breakthough pain to only Namenda am/pm and an occasional hydro here and there (and my bedtime meds). I’m still sold on the stuff!!! Regina finally got a chance to try it, but it made her sleepy and didn’t seem to help much 🙁 (I’m so sorry Regina – I had hoped it would help you as it did me.) I seem to be almost the opposite, I’m much less sleepy than before I started taking it. The biggest side effect seems to be dry mouth … but I drink lots of water anyway. And, I don’t know if it’s wishful thinking since Namenda is approved for Alzheimers or if it’s being off the other daytime meds, but I feel much sharper mentally. 😮

Yes, please keep me posted!