Saturday, April 5, 2008

Car Accident

So, I hurt my back more than I realized in my car accident on Tuesday. I went to work overnight from Thursday to Friday and by Friday morning as I reported off, I could barely keep tears from rolling down my face.

I came home, called my doctor, slept for about 4 hours, went to the doctor, went to the chiropractor, cried as each doctor touched and examined my back, then went to the pharmacy where my doctor had called in an anti-inflammatory med and a muscle relaxer.

I had planned just to take the anti-inflammatory med, b/c I KNOW that muscle relaxers make you VERY sleepy and such, but the ice packs and the anti-inflammatory med weren't cutting it. After about an hour, I took the muscle relaxant and laid down.

That was at 4pm on Friday.

Today, I am still dizzy from it and unable to walk in a straight line. Tis a very odd feeling to not be able to feel most of your body. Now, that means I am no longer in pain, but as it wears off, I can feel the pain coming back. SO, pray for me. There are many other things I would like to be doing besides laying on the couch, waiting for the dizzyness to pass.

In more interesting and more important news, if you all remember I had posted a note on Facebook a while back about a couple I knew from Teen Mania whose newborn daughter had died at birth. Well, sadly, I read today on Allison's (the wife) site that her mother passed away after a bout of cancer. This news breaks my heart. You can read Allison's site here. The Lord is comforting them greatly, but please take a moment to pray for them. They just found out they are pregnant again.

5 comments:

Steven said...

Sorry to hear about that friend. We'll(Ricky, Dean and I) pray for you to feel better and for your friend Allison.

Get better, that's an order! ;)

InHisSteps13099 said...

It was good to talk to you even if you were dizzy ;-)
I prayed for you and Allison.
~Skyla

Esther_B said...

Hi! Are you a part of the Teen Mania family? I am a Graduate Intern at the Honor Academy. I am praying for your friend. God bless you.

Sincerely,
Esther

kristen lorenze said...

Yes Esther_b, I am from TM! :) I was there from 02-04 as an undergrad and then as an LP (now called MA's.) I worked in ATF promo both years.

Esther_B said...

Cool! I worked in ATF Ops my first year, now I supervise the Marketing team as a GI at the new campus in Minnesota, where I'm also enrolled as a student at Bethany College of Missions. Nobody outside of the TM family would understand all that! lol
It's nice to meet you! What are you doing now?

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