I am a caregiver of my husband of fourty years. We have been home from rehab. for almost three mos. His pain is getting worse, pain pills don't help, he doesn't sleep well and I feel I am losing the battle. I don't know what else to do. Doctors are questionable in there knowledege of what the answers are and appear to just be guessing. I'm at a loss and don't even know if I can do what is necessary, the next step what ever that is. My strength is dwindling. I guess I just need to vent for I'm pretty much alone in this and would just appreciate someone to complain to.
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