So, About These Pain Killers

In case you missed it, I hurt my back two weeks ago. I spent a week in severe pain and finally went to the doctor. The doctor referred me to a physical therapist and gave me some pain medicine - Gabapentin.

Gabapentin makes it possible for me to get work done. But, there is a significant side effect. I am so-effing-sleepy. I wake up groggy - making it hard to work in the morning. And by 2:30 pm I am falling asleep at my desk.

Lately - I started taking an afternoon nap. Naps help but sleeping in the middle of the workday is unsustainable.

Hopefully, physical therapy starts working and I can stop needing to sleep in the middle of my day.

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